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FREE SEMINAR: Solicitor Judges Division seminar:' Breaking down barriers'

Solicitor Judges Division seminar: Breaking down barriers

  • When:01/11/2018 17:00 - 21:00
  • Venue: Brabners LLP, 55 King Street, Manchester, M2 4LQ
  • Cost: No charge 

The lack of solicitors being appointed to the judiciary, and the reasons behind this, is the talking point of the Solicitor Judges Division seminar this autumn.

Join our panel of judges and director of JUSTICE, Andrea Coomber in discussing the barriers within the recruitment process, why they think this is happening and the legal profession’s attitudes towards the judiciary. 

You will have an opportunity to contribute to this lively debate and put forward your questions and solutions to the panel during a Q&A session. The seminar will be followed by networking drinks and canapés. Please note that the panel discussion will be recorded. The open-floor Q&A session will not be recorded.

The panel includes:

Chair: Michael Cross, Law Society Gazette

  • Andrea Coomber (Director, JUSTICE)
  • Judge Tan Ikram
  • Judge Jeff Lewis
  • Judge Daniel Curtis
  • HHJ John Potter
  • HHJ Phillip Sycamore
  • HHJ Heather Baucher and a representative from the Judicial Office

Click here to see full details of the event programme and to book your place.