Honorable Justice Aisha Shujune Muhammad was born in Malé, Republic of Maldives, on 23rd December 1977. She completed her Bachelor of Laws (Honours), under the University of London External program at the Royal Institute in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and read for her Master of Laws at the University of Western, in Perth, Australia.
Justice Aisha Shujune Muhammad was appointed to the Supreme Court on 04th September 2019. While she was in private practice as Associate Partner at Nasheed & Co Law Practice prior to her appointment at the Supreme Court, since 1997, she has filled a number of positions, including, the position of Judge at the Civil Court; varied executive and legal positions at the Ministry of Justice and Juvenile Court; and project positions at the Ministry of Gender. Justice Aisha Shujune Muhammad has also worked extensively with civil society organisations on a number of issues, primarily with a focus on human rights and good governance.
Justice Aisha Shujune Muhammad was elected as a member of the first Executive Committee of the Bar Council of Maldives in 2019, from which she resigned upon appointment to the Supreme Court. In addition, she has served the United Nations Subcommittee on the Prevention of Torture (SPT), as its Vice Chairperson for Jurisprudence and SPT Rapporteur, from 2011 to 2018. Justice Aisha Shujune Muhammad was re-elected to the SPT and commenced a 4-year term in 2021, currently serving as SPT Vice Chairperson for National Preventive Mechanisms.