Judges’ pay to increase

The Times reports that a┬áreview of judges’ pay and conditions to help tackle the growing recruitment crisis was announced yesterday. The review by the Senior Salaries Review Body (SSRB) comes at a time of growing concerns about attracting high-qualify judges to...

Consumer pay as you go service or state body?

The Law Society Gazette reports that the head of the judiciary in England and Wales has lambasted the thinking behind attempts to make courts financially self sufficient. Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd also urged the next incumbent, David Lidington MP, to be ready to act...

Training

According to this article training for DDJs will be equalised with salaried. Is this a step towards the creation of a judicial career structure? https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/features/judicial-college-bench-marks/5061457.article

Time for a career?

From the Times Judicial appointments chief calls for debate over retirement age Parliament must look at raising the statutory retirement age for judges so that they can stay on beyond 70, the head of judicial appointments says today. Lord Kakkar, who chairs the...

Divorce shake up

Divorce and its financial consequences are to be administratively separated in a move that is expected to save family solicitors weeks of delay. Financial proceedings will be ‘administratively de-linked’ from divorce proceedings across courts nationally on...