Solicitors are less represented among the judiciary than they were four years ago - despite a government-funded diversity programme.
According to statistics released today by the Judicial Office, ‘non-barrister’ representation among court judges decreased by three percentage points between 2015 and 2019. It fell by five percentage points for tribunal judges. Almost all 'non-barristers' were formerly solicitors, the report says.
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