Society of Legal Scholars

Specialist and Senior Circuit Judges

Between April and June, the JAC anticipates launching four separate competitions for Senior and Specialist Circuit Judges. All the vacancies are in pay group 5 (£145, 614 per annum) and based in London. The competitions are:

  • Senior Circuit Judge, Designated Civil Judge
  • Specialist Civil Circuit Judge (Chancery)
  • Senior Circuit Judge of the Employment Appeal Tribunal
  • Circuit judges at the Central Criminal Court

All these competitions are open to solicitors and barristers in England and Wales with at least seven years’ post-qualification legal experience, Recorders, and those who have held, as a full-time appointment for at least three years, one of the offices listed in Part 1A of Schedule 2 to the Courts Act 1971.

Additional selection criteria may apply.  Further information will be published on the JAC website as and when known. Those interested in applying can also sign up to receive email notifications concerning the progress of these exercises.

Further details at: https://jac.judiciary.gov.uk/vacancies/forthcoming