Some Circuit Judges deal specifically with criminal or civil cases, while some are authorised to hear public and/or private law family cases, and some sit across a range of jurisdictions. They are appointed to one of six circuits of England and Wales and sit in the Crown and County Courts within their particular region.
To read more about their roles, visit: Circuit Judges – Courts and Tribunals Judiciary.
Interview of a Circuit Judge:
His Honour Judge Mukherjee, who sits at Birmingham Crown Court as a Circuit Judge, talks through a typical day in the role.