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Accessible legal tips, know-how and news for anyone with a complaint or legal issue from Stephen Gold, author of The Return of Breaking Law, the book

Monday 31 October 2016


I'll get you judging. Impress the family, friends and your newsagent by becoming a magistrate. Here's where there are now or are about to be vacancies for beak activity (and if you don't live in the catchment area then you'll just have to move) - 
Kent - at least 35 magistrates needed with applications accepted as from tomorrow
North West London and West London - 48 and 22 respectively are required with applications opening on 1 December 2016
Norfolk and Suffolk - around 14 required in each county and currently recruiting

If you have been shoplifting recently, you need not apply. More (on applying, not shoplifting) at www.gov.uk