Linenhall Chambers are delighted to announce that Jonathan Austin has been appointed as a Judge of the First-tier Tribunal by the Senior President of Tribunals, the Right Honourable Sir Keith Lindblom.

The Senior President of Tribunals has assigned him to the Immigration and Asylum Chamber with effect from 1 September 2021.

Background Information

Jonathan Austin will be known as Judge Jonathan Austin. He was called to the Bar (Middle Temple) in 1991 and joined Linenhall Chambers in 2008 from Chambers in Cardiff. Jonathan was appointed as a fee-paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, assigned to the Social Entitlement Chamber in 2011. He was assigned to the Immigration and Asylum Chamber in 2014 and was appointed to sit in the Court of Protection in 2020.

Linenhall would like to congratulate Jonathan on his appointment.