About the judiciary

Our Justice System

Find out how the justice system is structured and organised today.

Who are the judiciary?

Lists, statistics, biographies and details of senior judges.

History of the judiciary

Read more about the history of the judges and the legal system in England and Wales.


Information on judicial diversity – and what is being done to increase it.

Judicial careers

How do you become a judge?

Training and support

Find out who supports the judiciary in their vital role, and how judges are trained.


The judiciary’s links with other countries and global organisations.

Judiciary and Data Protection: Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice is issued by the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales and the Senior President of Tribunals.