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LCJ 'remains concerned' about judicial recruitment

13th October 2022

Law Gazette

Judicial recruitment remains a concern for the lord chief justice, who has revealed challenges filling vacancies on the circuit and district benches.

Lord Burnett of Maldon told the Legal Wales Conference last weekend that High Court recruitment was no longer a challenge after legislation came into force this year reversing problems caused by technical changes to judicial pensions. However, he remained concerned that 'a number of recruitment exercises run by the Judicial Appointments Commission have fallen short in providing the required number of judges'.

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