Judge Huzaifa Mohamed has been appointed as the Chief Judge of the Family Court.
The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) appointed Huzaifa as the Chief Judge on Wednesday. Her letter of appointment was handed over by JSC President Hisaan Hussain in a ceremony held Wednesday.
Huzaifa attained her Master of Corporate Law from Malaysia's Islamic University. She was appointed as a Judge on July 11, 2017.
Huzaifa is the first female to be appointed as a Chief Judge at a superior court. Before her appointment, the Chief Judge position at the Family Court had remained vacant for two years.