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Support Schemes

If you are planning to apply for judicial appointment and have a particular vacancy in mind, the Targeted Outreach and Research team is ready to offer support in a confidential, friendly and safe space. The team aim to support improved outcomes for JAC target groups (people from ethnic minority backgrounds, women, disabled  and solicitor candidates).  The programme focusses specifically on senior salaried roles, and their main fee-paid pipelines, that remain particularly under-represented for ethnic minority candidates: namely High Court; Deputy High Court; Circuit Judge; Recorder and Upper Tribunal.

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Hear from a range of successful candidates who have shared their insights about what it is like to be a judge, their experience of the selection process and their advice for making an application.