“I got it!!!” – Circuit Judge – Appointed 2018
***** UPDATE 15 March 2018*****
Launched today – deadline for applications is 13;00 on Thursday 5 April 2018 – there are 94 vacancies.
The deadline is just after Easter and in holiday time for many candidates and assessors (candidates may be wanting to contact) – adding to the pressure on many. I’ll be travelling to Scotland on Wednesday 4 April and it looks like being a very busy few weeks with the Silk application deadline the week before. So apologies, in advance, for any delays in responding but I’ll acknowledge messages and revert as soon as I’m able.
“Your input has been invaluable” – Resident Judge Candidate
Some tweaks (back to short-listing on all five competencies) but in many ways, this is one of the most straight forward competitions that the JAC run. It has evolved over the years and now successful candidates know what they have to do: demonstrate their evidence of the competencies. You have two panels you need to convince – the short-listing panel and the selection day panel. There is some very helpful feedback, sound guidance and clear advice from the JAC on their website. There are expected to be 94 vacancies, but as with other competitions, the number may vary as the competition progresses.