JAC publishes latest Diversity Update

31 January 2023

We have today published our latest Diversity Update. In the update, you can read about our ongoing work to attract and better prepare potential candidates from under-represented groups for judicial appointment; ensure selection processes are fair and non-discriminatory; and collaborate with others to break down barriers to appointment.

Read the full announcement here.

Lord Chief Justice vacancy

Lord Chancellor, Dominic Raab16 January 2023

The Lord Chancellor has asked the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) to convene a selection panel to recommend a candidate to fill the position of Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales.

The exercise will launch on 30 January 2023, and anyone interested in making an application should contact the JAC’s Head of Senior Appointments and panel secretary, Lisa Grant, for further information on the eligibility and selection criteria and details of the documentation required to make an application. Candidates must submit a “Notice of Intent” to apply for the role by close of 6 February 2023.

Read the full announcement here

JAC publishes data to inform review of judicial salaries

black and silver laptop computer on table13 January 2023

The Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) has provided evidence to the Senior Salaries Review Body (SSRB) as part of their annual review of judicial pay. The evidence covers recruitment for salaried and fee-paid roles in both courts and tribunals and includes both legal and non-legal posts.

Read the full announcement here.

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