Why You Should Think About Becoming a Judge

Northern Circuit Judicial Diversity and Inclusion

Webinar: Why you should think about becoming a judge

Date: Thursday 30th June 2022 5:30-6:30pm


Lady Hale Rosalyn Chowdhury Andrew Jeferries Melanie Plimmer Amanda Yip

This webinar is free and open to all.

It is aimed at legal practitioners (in-house lawyers, solicitors and barristers) and academics. Especially if:

  • You’ve wondered about trying to become a (full- or part-time) judge
  • It has never crossed your mind
  • You’re thinking ‘judges are not people like me’
  • You’re thinking ‘it’s too soon’, or ‘it’s too late’

Chaired by:

Amanda Yip J, Senior Presiding Judge, Northern Circuit

Panel of Speakers:

Lady Hale – former President of the Supreme Court.

Rosalyn Chowdhury – a First Tier Tribunal Judge who is also a Recorder.

HHJ Andrew Jefferies QC – a criminal Circuit Judge in Preston.

Melanie Plimmer – an Upper Tribunal Judge who also sits in the High Court.

To reserve a place, or to receive the Webinar Booklet, please email: