Stephen Nichols on being a judge

Stephen Nichols is a District judge (civil). He was previously a Deputy District judge while working in private practice.

“When I began my career as a CILEx Fellow I didn't for one moment think I might one day become a District judge. There is great satisfaction in assisting people to resolve their disputes, which is a large part of the work. The camaraderie in the District Bench is second to none. The work is interesting and, most importantly from a judge’s point of view, enjoyable.”

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Appointment of Deputy High Court Judges

Following an open competition run by the Judicial Appointments Commission, 21 Deputy High Court Judges have been appointed. This exercise was an opportunity open to practitioners with or without previous judicial experience.

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