Dewinder Birk has been appointed to the role of District Judge

Thu, 12 Nov 2020

No5 Barristers’ Chambers is proud to announce that Family Law barrister Dewinder Birk has been appointed to the role of District Judge.

Dewinder’s appointment as a full-time District Judge was made official on 10th November 2020. Dewinder’s last day in chambers will be 20th November.

Dewinder said: “I am thrilled and delighted but at the same time very sad to be leaving No5 and especially my teammates and clerks in the Family Group.

“I have always been encouraged to seek judicial appointment, but it was important to me to do so when the time was right for my family.

“I pay two particular tributes – firstly to the sisterhood at the Bar – I am lucky to have known such incredibly talented, inspirational and supportive women and secondly to my own special cheerleader – my sister, Sukhwinder Hazra.“

Tony McDaid, Chief Executive and Director of Clerking at No5 Barristers’ Chambers, said: “We are delighted for Dewinder on her appointment as a District Judge. Dewinder has been with No5 for 9 years and has made a significant contribution to the success of the Family Group in that time. We wish her all the best in her judicial career and thank her for choosing No5 as the platform for her continued success at the Bar.

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