“When I began my career as a CILEx Fellow I didn't for one moment think I might one day become a District Judge.
“The camaraderie in the District Bench is second to none. The work is interesting and, most importantly from a judge’s point of view, enjoyable.”
Stephen Nichols is a District Judge on the South Western Circuit. He was previously a Deputy District Judge while working in private practice. He began his career as a CILEx Fellow before becoming a solicitor. Read his story.