Deputy Senior District Judge (Chief Magistrate) Appointment: Ikram

The Queen has appointed Tanweer Ikram to be Deputy Senior District Judge (Chief Magistrate) on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Elizabeth Truss MP and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd.

He will be based at Westminster Magistrates’ Court with effect from 31 March 2017.

Notes to editors

Tanweer Ikram, aged 51, will be known as Deputy Senior District Judge (Chief Magistrate) Ikram. He was called to the Bar (I) in 1990 and admitted as a Solicitor in 1993. He was appointed as a fee-paid Parking Adjudicator for the Parking and Traffic Appeals Service (now known as the Road User Charging Tribunal) in 2002, as a Deputy District Judge (Magistrates’ Court) in 2003 and as a District Judge (Magistrates’ Court) in 2009.

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