It is with great joy and pleasure that we announce His Majesty The King has appointed Manisha Marwaha as a Recorder (part time Circuit Judge). A Royal Warrant of Appointment has been signed by The King for Manisha to take up her appointment with effect from Tuesday the 30th May 2023.
Manisha has been appointed on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, The Right Honourable Alex Chalk KC MP, and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, The Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon. Manisha will sit on the North Eastern Circuit in the family jurisdiction.
Manisha was called to the Bar in 2009 and joined KBW as a pupil in 2011. Manisha practices in Family, Administrative Law and Inquests with a strong focus on international family law matters. She is Head of Family within Chambers and is a top ranked Tier 1 Leading Junior in the Legal 500. Manisha was also appointed in 2022 as both a Deputy District Judge and a Fee Paid Immigration Judge sitting in the First Tier Tribunal.
Head of Chambers David Brooke KC said, “Manisha’s appointment is tremendous and well deserved news. The Recorder competition is extremely difficult and competitive and this appointment is a true reflection of Manisha’s talent, ability and skill. Manisha’s achievement demonstrates the high quality of our advocates and further strengthens our family team. I am delighted to offer her the warmest of congratulations on behalf of all members of Chambers.”
On behalf of the clerking team in Chambers Senior Clerk Jayne Turner said, “The Clerks would like to congratulate Mrs Manisha Marwaha on her appointment, which is a true reflection of the professional excellence and integrity she has shown throughout her career to date. Her insight and legal acumen make her perfect for the role. We have seen her career flourish in Chambers, which led to her becoming head of our family team. We have a strong and talented family team who are experienced in cases of the highest complexity and sensitivity and this news is also fantastic for the team.”
Manisha will sit as a Recorder for approximately four weeks per year and her busy full time practice will continue as usual.
Chambers would like to congratulate Manisha once again on her richly deserved appointment and wish her well in her new role!
For a full list of the 2023 appointments, please click here: https://www.judiciary.uk/appointments-and-retirements/recorder-appointments-3/