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Solicitor judge appointed to Court of Appeal celebration event

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  • Sir Gary Hickinbottom

The president of the Law Society, Robert Bourns, will be hosting an evening to acknowledge former civil litigator Sir Gary Hickinbottom’s appointment to the Court of Appeal. In addition, you will have the opportunity to hear from several solicitor judges who have reached a particular point on the judicial ladder. This should be a great opportunity for those who are interested in becoming a judge to hear more about how you can start or progress your judicial career. They will share their insight on elements of the application process and there will then be an opportunity for informal networking.

When: 2 February 2017 (Registration will commence at 17:45 with the event starting at 18:15)

Where: The Law Society, Chancery Lane

Speakers will be confirmed prior to the event.

To register your interest in attending and to be notified when the booking site opens, email the Solicitor Judges Division


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