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Solicitor Judges Division

  • The Solicitor Judges Division offers you an ideal way to engage with your peers - both solicitors interested in becoming judges and fellow judiciary. Membership is free.

    Questions about the Solicitor Judges Division? Please call us on 020 7320 5990 or email

  • The division provides regular communications, local events and networking opportunities at a national and circuit level for solicitor judges. It has been developed in liaison with, and in response to, feedback from solicitor judges with the aim of creating a community, and enabling engagement with the Law Society.

    Who can join?

    Any solicitor holding a judicial appointment in either the courts or the tribunals. As long as you are on ‘the roll’ you can join. For further information relating to how you stay on the roll, or how to update your information on the roll, please visit the Solicitors Regulation Authority website.

    Why should I join?

    Joining the division will enable you to connect with other solicitor judges and become more involved in the profession through events and networking opportunities. It will also give you the opportunity to engage further with the Law Society, creating a stronger and more integrated legal profession.

    Membership benefits

    Your membership benefits are designed to augment the support already available to you as a Law Society member. There is no fee, and membership will entitle you to:

    • Weekly postal delivery of the Law Society Gazette (A £100 postal charge applies for members in the Irish Republic and overseas.)
    • A bi-annual e-newsletter
    • Local networking opportunities
    • Opportunities to support solicitors in achieving judicial appointment
    • Opportunities to support solicitor advocates to improve their advocacy skills.

    How do I join?

    Simply complete and return the membership form (PDF 170kb).

    For enquiries please email

    Other Law Society services

    All of the above section benefits are in addition to the range of quality services that you can already access as a member of the Law Society, including:

    • Gazette online
    • Pastoral care helpline: 020 7320 5795 (open weekdays 09:00 - 17:00)

    For enquiries please email

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