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Tweets highlighting unreasonable judicial behaviour are likely to be referred to local leadership judges, the president of the family division has warned, after reading two social media posts last weekend about judges.

The wellbeing of the profession has been at the top of Sir Andrew McFarlane's agenda since he took over from Sir James Munby last year.

Writing for the Wellbeing at the Bar website this week, he said it was 'very much a sign of the times' that incidents of alleged 'oppressive and unreasonable' judicial behaviour are occuring 'and causing sufficient exasperation to lead to publication on Twitter', and that the family division president 'is reading these and similar messages'.

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