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District Judge Weir

We are delighted to announce that the King has appointed Olivia Weir to be a District Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Dominic Raab MP, and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Right Honourable The Lord Burnett of Maldon.

The Lord Chief Justice has deployed her to the North Eastern Circuit, based at Sheffield Combined Court Centre, with effect from 20 March 2023.

Olivia was called to the Bar (Inner Temple) in 1995. She was appointed as a Recorder in 2016.

Please see the official announcement on the Judiciary website.

Everyone at SJB sends District Judge Weir our very best wishes on her well-deserved appointment.