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Top barristers who refuse to become judges “will destroy infrastructure”, warns Vos

Commercial barristers “of the highest quality” who refuse to become judges will “destroy the very infrastructure that has allowed them to prosper”, the chancellor of the High Court has warned. Sir Geoffrey Vos noted the salary gap between judges and leading commercial lawyers, but said judicial salaries were still good.

January 25th, 2018 | No Comments »

Civil Justice Council decides against new housing court

The Civil Justice Council (CJC) has decided not to back a new housing court to deal with all property disputes, despite support for the move among lawyers in the sector. Instead it recommended flexible deployment of judges to avoid a “multiplicity of proceedings”.

May 23rd, 2016 | No Comments »

Dyson backs “institutional” response to unfair criticism of judges

The Master of the Rolls has called for an “institutional response” to unfair criticism of judges by politicians and the media. Lord Dyson said there were “a number of hazards” in judges responding personally.

December 1st, 2014 | No Comments »