Society of Legal Scholars

Deputy District Judge 2018

CLOSING DATE: 15 March 2018.

An exercise to select candidates for the post of Deputy District Judge will be launched on Thursday 1 March. There are 303 vacancies across England and Wales and to be eligible to apply, candidates must be a solicitor, barrister, or Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives with at least five years’ post-qualification experience.

Candidates must also be able to offer a reasonable length of service, usually of four years, before the statutory retirement age of 70. The JAC is extremely keen to reach a wide range of potential candidates and to attract a strong and diverse pool of applicants.

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