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LCJ ?not giving up? on solicitor judges

PUBLISHED October 26, 2011

Law firms should be more supportive of solicitors applying for judicial positions and stop allowing the issue to blight promising careers, the UK?s two senior judges told a House of Lords committee last week. Supreme Court president Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers and Lord Chief Justice Lord Judge said diversity is at the core of their vision for the judiciary. This encompasses not only more women and ethnic minorities on the bench, but also more solicitors and the skill-sets they bring, they said. read more