Publications

Judicial Appointments
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Ministry of Justice consultation paper Response on behalf of the Judges’ Council and the Judicial Executive Board This response to the Government’s consultation paper, ‘The Governance of Britain: Judicial Appointments’, is on behalf of the ...

Higher Rights of Audience
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Solicitors Regulation Authority This consultation form contains questions about the standards for solicitor higher courts advocates and outline proposals for a new accreditation scheme.

Making sure that crime doesn’t pay
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Home Office consultation paper A personal response from Sir Igor Judge President of the Queen’s Bench Division This consultation paper addresses the government’s view that convicted criminals should not be able to profit from their ...


Reforming legal aid family barrister fee scheme
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Response by President of the Family Division Judiciary to CP12/08 The Judiciary recognises that the provision of public funding is not open ended. But restriction of public funding below a level at which competent representation ...

Refocusing on priority cases
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Legal aid consultation paper The Council of Her Majesty’s Circuit Judges response While recognising the current urgent need for making savings in public expenditure, we consider that further cuts in the Legal Aid budget would ...

Future of the Parole Board
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Ministry of Justice consultation paper The Council of Her Majesty’s Circuit Judges response Many Circuit Judges, both serving and retired, are members of the Parole Board. Our comments and observations are based upon a great ...