“Training for Recorders is comprehensive and supportive. The best thing is your fellow trainees are in the same boat and you forge supportive friendships which stand you in good stead for the rest of your judging career.”
Celia Dawson was appointed a Recorder in 2016 and a Circuit judge in 2018. She was a District judge (magistrates ‘court) on the South Eastern Circuit from 2004. She practiced as a solicitor specialising in crime and family law.
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