Anuja Dhir


Anuja Dhir was born in Scotland, and graduated from Dundee University with an LLB in English and Scottish Law. Having practised at the Bar for 23 years and developed a broad practice in crime and public law, she took silk in 2010 and was appointed a Circuit Judge in 2012.  She was later appointed as the first non-white Old Bailey judge and was authorised to sit as a judge in the Court of Appeal Criminal Division.  Anuja is a freeman of the City of London, a member of the Haberdashers’ Company, a member of the London Symphony Orchestra board, and a governor of both the City Academy Hackney and the Haberdasher Borough Academy.