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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: JAC selection exercises proceeding remotely (last reviewed 21 September 2020)

Date: Monday, September 21, 2020

The ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic mean we have suspended all face-to-face selection activity.

New combined statistical report gives insight into diversity in the judiciary

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2020

Today the Judicial Diversity Forum (JDF), chaired by the Judicial Appointments Commission, has published

Latest High Court Appointments

Date: Monday, September 14, 2020

Judicial Office has today announced the appointment of Adam Johnson QC and Neil Calver QC as High Court Judges, following an open competition run by the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC).

Further High Court Appointments

Date: Friday, September 11, 2020

Judicial Office has today announced the appointment of six new High Court Judges following an open competition run by the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC).

High Court Appointments

Date: Friday, September 4, 2020

Judicial Office has today announced the appointment of Richard Meade QC as a High Court Judge following an open competition run by the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC).

New Vice Chairman appointed

Date: Thursday, August 20, 2020

Lady Justice Carr DBE has been appointed as a Senior Judicial Commissioner and Vice Chairman of the Judicial Appointments Commission for three years.

Senior judicial appointments announced

Date: Monday, August 3, 2020

The JAC, at the request of the Lord Chancellor, assisted the Lord Chief Justice in the selection of the next Master of the Rolls, Senior President of Tribunals and eight new judges for the Court of

Judicial Appointments Commission Annual Report and accounts 2019-20

Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2020

The Lord Chancellor has laid before Parliament our annual report and accounts 2019–20. The report sets out performance for 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020.

Judicial Appointments Commission publishes 2020-23 Strategy

Date: Thursday, July 16, 2020

Today we have published our strategy for the next three years.

Eight public appointments to the Judicial Appointments Commission

Date: Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Three commissioners have been appointed to the Judicial Appointments Commission alongside the re-appointment of five commissioners.

Guernsey seeks Judge of the Royal Court

Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2020

The Royal Court of Guernsey is seeking to appoint a Judge of the Royal Court to assist in the discharge of the judicial business of the Royal Court whether criminal, civil or family.

Commissioners sought for Criminal Cases Review Commission

Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2020

The Criminal Cases Review Commission is seeking up to five Commissioners, roles which are home-based with occasional travel to Birmingham.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update: face-to-face JAC selection days suspended (last reviewed 23 March 2020)

Date: Monday, March 23, 2020

In line with government advice, the JAC has made the decision to temporarily suspend all planned selection days from Tuesday 17 March, except for a small number of business-critical appointments wh

JAC publishes data to inform review of judicial salaries

Date: Friday, February 7, 2020

The Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) has provided evidence to the Senior Salaries Review Body (SSRB) as part of their annual review of judicial pay.

Court of Appeal judges sought

Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Up to eight Court of Appeal judges are being sought for selection, the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) announced today.

JAC publishes latest diversity update

Date: Friday, January 17, 2020

The JAC has today published the latest diversity u