Emir Feisal was appointed to the JAC as a lay magistrate member on 1 September 2017.

Emir is a chartered accountant, specialising in transformational change and has been a magistrate since 2005.

The majority of his career was spent at The Sunday Times as Associate Managing Editor.

Emir is a board member and Chair of Audit, both at the Serious Fraud Office and the Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency. A member of the Honours Committee, The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services, and is a trustee of The Henry Smith Charity. He sits on appeals at the Crown Court, and was previously a lay member of the Council of the Inns of Court and of the Bar Tribunal Adjudication Service.