Author: Ruby Bhatti

Consultant Solicitor, Chair of Governers, Trust Board Member and Non-Executive Directorships

Governance member at Exceed Academies Trust

Ruby has been appointed as a Member on the Governance team at Exceed Academies Trust. Exceed Academies Trust is committed to adding value to schools, helping to become more effective by providing the bespoke support and resources to ensure that every child or student exceeds. (Read more)

January 9, 2024 0

Nomination of Prospective High Sheriff

Ruby was nominated in the King’s Bench Division of the High Court on Monday 13th November 2023 as prospective High Sheriff in Nomination for 2026. (Read more)

November 16, 2023 0

Appointed as a member of Resolution

Resolution (Solicitors Family Law Association) is a community of family justice professionals who work with families and individuals to resolve issues in a constructive way. Resolution was founded in 1982 by a group of family lawyers who believed that a non-confrontational approach to family law issues would produce better outcomes for separating families and their…
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August 28, 2023 0

Deputy Lieutenant Commissions

Ruby has been appointed by His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for the County of West Yorkshire as a Deputy Lieutenant. Read more. Ruby’s Details The role of Deputy Lieutenant involves assisting the Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire whom responsibilities include making the arrangements for Royal visits to the county and for hosting those visits; representing the Monarch…
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August 28, 2023 0

Solicitor appointed deputy lieutenant for West Yorkshire

Consultant solicitor Dr Ruby Bhatti OBE says she is ‘humbled’ and ‘honoured’ to be named as deputy lieutenant for West Yorkshire. (Read more)

August 22, 2023 0

Dedicated more than half her life to her city, humbled by prestige honour – Asian Express Newspaper

Dedicated around 25-years in advisory roles for her home city of be handed a prestigious county honour. Solicitor Dr Ruby Bhatti OBE has over three decades experience in the legal field and holds numerous non-directorships across the housing, education, youth, and health sectors, has been appointed as a new Deputy Lieutenant for West Yorkshire. (Read…
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August 18, 2023 0

Dr Ruby Bhatti OBE named Deputy Lieutenant for West Yorkshire – The Telegraph & Argus

Ruby Bhatti was appointed as one of six new Deputy Lieutenants for West Yorkshire. Read more     Humbled and privieged “I am humbled and at the same time honoured to be appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant for West Yorkshire and I look forward to serving the community, the King, and the Lord-Lieutenant in his…
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August 14, 2023 0


Ruby is a Family Law Solicitor and specialises in all aspect of family law matters, including representing parents and grandparents in children law proceedings. Read more.

August 2, 2023 0

Recently appointed as Non Executive Director for Active Bradford

Active Bradford is a partnership of organisations committed to making Bradford a healthier and more prosperous place to live and work. Read more.

June 28, 2023 0

Economic Evaluation

In England, many services that are paid for using taxpayers’ money are decided on and funded by local commissioners such as Local Authorities (LAs) and Integrated Care Systems (ICSs). LAs are responsible for publicly funded social care (e.g., home-based services) and some public health services (e.g., sexual health services). ICSs are responsible for funding most…
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April 4, 2023 0

Trustee on the Priestley Academy Trust

​The Priestley Academy Trust is a group of six schools located in Bradford, West Yorkshire.​ The Trust was formed to create a local solution in providing outstanding education and to enable our schools to work together to increase our capacity for embedding and sustaining real school improvement for the benefit of our learners. Read more

March 22, 2023 0

Community of Experts

Community of experts for Health Data Research – Find out about the experts who are at the centre of our mission to unite the UK’s health data to make discoveries that improve lives. Read more.

March 13, 2023 0

Photographer Shy Burhan unveils Women in Uniform exhibition on IWD

The lives of 66 pioneering women have been documented by a Bradford photographer. Read more

March 8, 2023 0

Bradford’s most influential 2022

Ruby makes a return to the influential list and has been described as the ‘absolute voice for different walks of life’. read more

February 15, 2023 0

Health Research Authority (HRA) – Project Steering Group

The People-Centred Clinical Research project is steered by eight members of the public and eight members of the research community who work alongside a small project team from the HRA and the University of Lincoln. The group is co-chaired by Ruby Bhatti, OBE (public contributor) and Sarah Williams (research community). Read more

February 8, 2023 0

Achieved Transcend Level 6 Award in Effective School Governance

Achieved the Transcend Level 6 Award in Effective School Governance, The Transcend Level 6 Award in Effective School governance is a vocational qualification regulated by Ofqual. This is the first regulated qualification for school governors assigned at a level commensurate with the role that they perform.

January 31, 2023 0

Appointment to ACCIA Sub Committee

Appointment as a member of the Advisory Committee on Clinical Impact Awards (ACCIA) sub-committee that assess applications for National Clinical Impact Awards (NCIAs).

January 31, 2023 0

Women’s Heath: Why do women feel unheard?

The recent Women’s Health Strategy for England reported that more than 4 in 5 (84%) women responding to their survey had at times felt that their healthcare professionals were not listening to them.   Ruby Bhatti OBE: “I feel at times, as a woman, patient, and carer, that my feelings and concerns are dismissed. Some…
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November 23, 2022 0

Contribution: Why don’t people have kidney dialysis at home?

This research will encourage more citizens with kidney disease to understand the options available to them. If they have support, they could have dialysis at home. The findings will help more patients engage with the process when they are diagnosed. It is great to see co-production threaded throughout the research project. This project shows clearly…
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September 5, 2022 0

Appointment as Public Involvement Programme (PIP) Expert Panel Member – National Institute for Health and Excellence (NICE)

Ruby has been appointed as Public Involvement Programme (PIP) Expert Panel Member to the National Institute for Health and Excellence (NICE)

August 9, 2022 0