HHJ B Mensah
Barbara Mensah has been a Circuit Judge since 2005.
She sits in the Crown Court dealing with a wide range of criminal cases. She also sits on the Mental Health Tribunal hearing cases mainly involving restricted patients and is a member of the Parole Board. Prior to her appointment as a Circuit Judge she had sat as an Immigration Judge hearing appeals against Home Office immigration and asylum decisions and had responsibility for training of the first tier immigration judiciary. She also did some teaching of post graduate students at the Inns of Court School of Law for several years. She was called to the Bar by Lincoln’s Inn and is now a Bencher of that Inn. She lives in North London and her sons attend local schools.