The 2017 judicial diversity statistics were published on 20 July 2017 giving a diversity breakdown of the courts and tribunals judiciary and non-legal members as at 1 April 2017.
Salaried part time Employment Judge Adenike Balogun was appointed 2009 from a solicitor background and is based in South London. She talks about her move from solicitor to judge and preparing her application. See more ...
HHJ Mukherjee was a criminal Barrister and then appointed to the Circuit Bench in 2015. He talks about the challenge of applying for a new job after many years.
Ed Murray was appointed Recorder in 2009 and Deputy High Court Judge 2013. He explains how being a judge part time complements his job as a litigator.
Tan Ikram was appointed Deputy Senior District Judge (Chief Magistrate) in 2017. Previously a barrister, became a Deputy District Judge 2003 and District judge (MC) 2009.
Deputy District Judge Pankaj Pathak was appointed in 2010 and sits in London and Essex County Courts.
Judge John Aitken became President of the Social Entitlement Chamber of the First-Tier Tribunal in 2014.
HHJ Kalyani Kaul QC was appointed a Circuit Judge in 2015 at Snaresbrook Crown Court London, and now sits at Wood Green.
28 July 2016 The 2016 judicial diversity statistics were published on 28 July 2016 showing the figures for April 2016.
On Monday 27 July 2015 Clive Coleman from the BBC Radio 4 Today Programme spoke to judges about diversity in the judiciary. (Copyright BBC) A downloadable version of this audio file is available on archive.org ...