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Naomi Hobbs successful appeal in decision of DJ Mian in judicial conduct case.

Birmingham judge Najma Mian slammed over 'crossing the line' with behaviour at hearing.

A decision by a Birmingham-based family court judge asked to consider the future of a little girl has been overturned after a lawyer complained about her "intemperate" behaviour at a private hearing.

Barrister Naomi Hobbs, who was instructed by a guardian appointed to represent the interests of the child, mounted an appeal on the grounds that District Judge Najma Mian's conduct had been "improper".

Ms Hobbs complained about District Judge Mian using "blasphemous words", "shouting", "storming out of court", being sarcastic and "shaking with rage".

A more senior judge has upheld the appeal.

Read reports here:

Birmingham Live

The Times

The Law Society Gazette