Joining the judiciary is a great opportunity for solicitors who want to take their career in a new and challenging direction.
In this section you can access a wide range of Law Society news, advice and information for aspiring and sitting judges.
A record number of vacancies has arisen on the Circuit Bench, providing a great opportunity for skilled judges and practitioners to take on this challenging and rewarding role.
A new selection exercise at the Judicial Appointments Commission opens on 23 March and closes on 7 April.
Lord Neuberger describes the emotions that judges can expect to experience during their judicial career.
Advice on application stages and links to preparatory workshops at the Law Society.
View videos on how to give yourself the best chance of making a successful application.
Sir Gary Hickinbottom will be the second solicitor appointed to the Court of Appeal when he is sworn in at the Royal Courts of Justice today.
Information about judicial careers and becoming a solicitor judge. Joining the judiciary is a real opportunity for solicitors who want to take their career in a new and challenging direction.
The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill is amended and the discount rate to personal injury compensation payments is lowered.
Lady Hale talks about her career highlights and shares advice for anyone wanting a career in the judiciary.
The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill is debated and the government publishes the Prisons and Courts Bill.
For qualified legal professionals currently under-represented in the judiciary who are interested in a career in the judiciary.
Do you know a remarkable solicitor advocate who has made a significant contribution through their work? Nominate today.
An opportunity, on the 6 April, to share the experiences, challenges and best practice tips while gaining unique insights from those who normally sit or stand opposite you in court.
Celebrating remarkable individuals and exceptional teams and practices. Nominations are now open.
Engage with your peers and join our community for aspiring and sitting solicitor judges. Membership is free.
View current vacancies at the Judicial Appointments Commission, an independent body that selects candidates for judicial office in courts and tribunals.
News about courts and the judiciary.