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Anuja Dhir becomes first non-white judge at Old Bailey Court

Judge Anuja Ravindra Dhir has scaled new heights.

By: Sarwar Alam

An Indian-origin woman has become the first non-white judge to sit at the Old Bailey Court of London. Anuja Ravindra Dhir, who was advised to take up hairdressing by a teacher at her high school, is also the youngest circuit judge currently to sit at the court. The 49-year-old told the media this week that she is often mistaken for a witness or a defendant since she entered the legal profession. “I remember going to a crown court out of London and the man at the gate didn’t believe I was a barrister. In the end I had to show…

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