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Circuit judge (England and Wales)

Index Circuit judge (England and Wales)

Circuit judges are judges in England and Wales who sit in the Crown Court, county courts and certain specialized sub-divisions of the High Court of Justice, such as the Technology and Construction Court. [1]

22 relations: Bands (neckwear), Barrister, Civil law (common law), County court, Courts Act 1971, Courts of England and Wales, Criminal law, Crown Court, England and Wales, Her Majesty's Courts Service, High Court judge (England and Wales), High Court of Justice, John Mortimer, Judge, Old Bailey, Quarter session, Recorder (judge), Rumpole of the Bailey, Solicitor, Tippet, Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007, Wig.

Bands (neckwear)

Bands are a form of formal neckwear, worn by some clergy and lawyers, and with some forms of academic dress.

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Barrister

A barrister (also known as barrister-at-law or bar-at-law) is a type of lawyer in common law jurisdictions.

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Civil law (common law)

Civil law is a branch of the law.

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County court

A county court is a court based in or with a jurisdiction covering one or more counties, which are administrative divisions (subnational entities) within a country, not to be confused with the medieval system of county courts held by the High Sheriff of each county.

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Courts Act 1971

The Courts Act 1971 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (c 23) the purpose of which was to reform and modernise the courts system of England and Wales.

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Courts of England and Wales

The Courts of England and Wales, supported administratively by Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service, are the civil and criminal courts responsible for the administration of justice in England and Wales.

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Criminal law

Criminal law is the body of law that relates to crime.

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Crown Court

The Crown Court of England and Wales is, together with the High Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal, one of the constituent parts of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.

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England and Wales

England and Wales is a legal jurisdiction covering England and Wales, two of the four countries of the United Kingdom.

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Her Majesty's Courts Service

Her Majesty's Courts Service (HMCS) was an executive agency of the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and was responsible for the administration of the civil, family and criminal courts in England and Wales.

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High Court judge (England and Wales)

A Justice of the High Court, commonly known as a ‘High Court judge’, is a judge of the High Court of Justice of England and Wales, and represents the third highest level of judge in the courts of England and Wales.

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High Court of Justice

The High Court of Justice is, together with the Court of Appeal and the Crown Court, one of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.

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John Mortimer

Sir John Clifford Mortimer, CBE, QC (21 April 1923 – 16 January 2009) was an English barrister, dramatist, screenwriter, and author.

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Judge

A judge is a person who presides over court proceedings, either alone or as a part of a panel of judges.

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Old Bailey

The Central Criminal Court of England and Wales, commonly referred to as the Old Bailey from the street on which it stands, is a court in London and one of a number of buildings housing the Crown Court.

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Quarter session

The courts of quarter sessions or quarter sessions were local courts traditionally held at four set times each year in the Kingdom of England (including Wales) from 1388 until 1707, then in 18th-century Great Britain, in the later United Kingdom, and in other dominions of the British Empire.

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Recorder (judge)

A Recorder is a judicial officer in England and Wales and some other common law jurisdictions.

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Rumpole of the Bailey

Rumpole of the Bailey was a British television series created and written by the British writer and barrister John Mortimer.

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Solicitor

A solicitor is a legal practitioner who traditionally deals with most of the legal matters in some jurisdictions.

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Tippet

A tippet is a scarf-like narrow piece of clothing, worn over the shoulders.

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Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007

The Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Wig

A wig is a head covering made from human hair, animal hair, or synthetic fiber.

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Redirects here:

Circuit judge (UK), South Eastern Circuit, South-eastern Circuit.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Circuit_judge_(England_and_Wales)

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