Judicial careers

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 advice and information for aspiring and sitting judges.

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Solicitor Judges Division

Engage with your peers and join our community for aspiring and sitting solicitor judges. Membership is free.

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Current vacancies

View current vacancies at the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC), an independent body that selects candidates for judicial office in courts and tribunals.

Judicial Appointments Commission

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Solicitor judges – career pathways and practical advice

Date: 20 July 2022
Time: 5pm to 6:30pm
Cost: free

This webinar and Q&A provides practical advice from sitting fee-paid and salaried solicitor judges about approaching the judicial appointment process, demonstrating your competencies and the working lives of solicitor judges

Judicial Appointment Commission

Judicial appointments interview training

We're running interview training courses for solicitors looking to join the judiciary:

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