HM The Queen has appointed Tribunal Judge Melanie Ann Plimmer to be a Salaried Judge of the Upper Tribunal on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Chris Grayling MP and the Senior President of Tribunals, the Right Honourable Lord Justice Sullivan.
The Senior President of Tribunals has assigned her to the Immigration and Asylum Chamber with effect from 4 August 2015, on a salaried part-time working basis (90%).
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Melanie Ann Plimmer, aged 42, will be known as Upper Tribunal Judge Plimmer. She was called to the Bar (G) in 1996. She was appointed as a Fee-paid Immigration Judge of the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal (now known as Fee-paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chamber) in 2006, as a Fee-paid Deputy Judge of the Upper Tribunal, Immigration and Asylum Chamber, in 2010 and as a Salaried Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, Health Education and Social Care Chamber (Special Educational Needs and Disability, Care Standards and Primary Health Lists) in 2014.