Linda Dobbs is still the only female lawyer from a BME background to be appointed to the High Court bench

Linda Dobbs was appointed to the High Court Bench in October 2004. In 2009 she is still the only female lawyer from a BME background to be appointed to the High Court Bench.

Linda was appointed to the Queens Bench Division in September 2004 having taken Silk in 1998. She takes an active interest in diversity initiatives in the judiciary and gives generous amounts of her time to mentoring and advising students, trainee lawyers and practitioners from BME backgrounds.

RT @k21fem: UKSC today: 13 barristers for the parties in the 2 cases. All men. supremecourt.uk/brexit/written…