Judge Alison McKenna

War Pensions and Armed Forces Compensation Chamber President

Judge Alison McKenna was appointed as Chamber President of the First-tier Tribunal (War Pensions and Armed Forces Compensation Chamber) in 2014.  She was called to the Bar (Middle Temple) in 1988 and admitted as a Solicitor Advocate in 2003.  She began sitting as a part-time Tribunal Judge in 2002 (Mental Health Tribunal) and took up salaried appointment as the first President of the Charity Tribunal in 2008.  She sits as a Judge of the Upper Tribunal in both the (Administrative Appeals Chamber) and (Tax and Chancery Chamber). Alison was a JAC Commissioner from 2012 – 2014, and is a Diversity and Community Relations Judge.