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Bobbie Cheema Grubb

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Monarch  Elizabeth II
Alma mater  King's College London
Nationality  British
Education  King's College London
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Born  6 October 1966 (age 50) United Kingdom (1966-10-06)

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Dame Bobbie Cheema-Grubb DBE (born 6 October 1966), styled The Hon. Mrs Justice Cheema-Grubb, is a judge of the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court of Justice of England and Wales. She is the first Asian woman to serve as a high court judge in the United Kingdom.

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Early life and education

Cheema-Grubb's Sikh Punjabi parents came to the United Kingdom in the 1960s. She grew up in Leeds and attended City of Leeds School before studying law at King's College London.

Legal career

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Cheema-Grubb was called to the bar in 1989. In 2006 Cheema-Grubb became the first Asian woman to be appointed a Junior Treasury Counsel. In 2007, she became a recorder. In 2013, she was appointed a Queen's Counsel (QC). She served as a Senior Treasury Counsel and was authorised to sit as a Deputy High Court Judge. She chaired an Advocacy Training Council working group that produced the report "Raising the Bar: The Handling of Vulnerable Witnesses, Victims and Defendants in Court".

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Cheema-Grubb successfully prosecuted retired Church of England bishop Peter Ball for historical sexual abuse and barrister and recorder Constance Briscoe for perverting the course of justice.

Judiciary

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On 22 October 2015, Cheema-Grubb's appointment as a High Court judge was announced. She was sworn in on 25 November 2015.

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References

Bobbie Cheema-Grubb Wikipedia


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