Bench Chair

Bench Chairs act as ambassadors for their Bench at judicial and civic events. They maintain effective relationships with members of all the agencies who support their local justice area, such as the Advisory Committee, and keep the magistrates of their Bench informed on current changes to the justice system.

To read more about their responsibilities and see a full list of Bench Chairs, visit: Bench Chair – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary.

Interview with a Bench Chair

A Manchester Bench Chair talks about their career beginnings, highlights and more.

Written testimonial

Written testimonial from a Bench Chair (PDF)