Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has appointed Huzaifa Mohamed as the Chief Judge of Family Court – marking the first time for a female judge to be appointed a chief judge of a superior court in Maldives.
She was presented with her letter of appointment by JSC’s President Hisaan Hussain on Wednesday.
Huzaifa attainted her Masters of Corporative Law from the International Islamic University of Malaysia.
She began her career as a judge on July 11, 2007.
Huzaifa replaces Hassan Saeed, who was transferred to the Criminal Court in 2019 following a misconduct investigation by the JSC.