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.
The Pre-Application Judicial Education (PAJE) programme launched in April 2019.
The Honorable Mr Justice Murray offers his valuable advice and experience to solicitors who are applying for appointment to the Bench.
The lord chief justice highlighted the importance of judicial diversity at the Treasurer's Lecture 2019.
We are encouraging Solicitor Judges Division members to attend this event on applying to become a judge of the Employment Tribunal.
The Judicial Appointments Commission is looking to expand the membership of its Advisory Group.
The Supreme Court has launched the competition for the appointment of Lady Hale's successor as president of the Supreme Court.
We are running a free workshop for BAME solicitors with a minimum of five years' PQE who are interested in applying for judicial appointment.
This practice note clarifies the status of LPP, explores recent concerns about how the right has been asserted, summarises practitioners' duties and clarifies the main principles of LPP.
Joe Egan welcomed the appointment of David Gauke as Lord Chancellor on 18 January.
Five solicitor advocates appointed Queen's Counsel today were singled out for praise by the Law Society of England and Wales.
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View current vacancies at the Judicial Appointments Commission, an independent body that selects candidates for judicial office in courts and tribunals.
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