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Appointment of Area Coroner for Birmingham and Solihull
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The Chief Coroner is pleased to announce that Birmingham City Council, as relevant authority, has appointed Emma Brown as Area Coroner for the Birmingham and Solihull coroner area. The Chief Coroner has given his consent ...


Appointment of new Deputy Head of Civil Justice
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Lord Justice Michael Briggs will be appointed as Deputy Head of Civil Justice next year, in succession to Lord Justice Stephen Richards. His appointment, which will take effect on 1 January 2016, was made by ...

New Lord Chancellor Sworn In
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The Secretary of State for Justice, Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, was sworn in on 19 May as Lord Chancellor at a ceremony at the Royal Courts of Justice in London. Mr Gove said: “I will ...

Annual Judicial Diversity Statistics 2015
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On 30 July 2015 at 9:30am the annual judicial diversity statistics will be published on the Judicial Office website showing the diversity of judges in the courts and tribunals on 1 April 2015.

Networking Event: Women in the Judiciary
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Women in the Judiciary: Making it happen A networking event aimed at women considering a judicial career. Thursday 11 June 2015 5:30-8pm Sandra Burslem Building, MMU, Manchester This event will provide a real opportunity to ...


New Coroner Area – Liverpool and Wirral
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A new coroner area, “Liverpool and Wirral”, came into effect on 2 April 2015. The new area is the result of an amalgamation, proposed by Wirral Borough Council in liaison with Liverpool City Council, of ...