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Recruitment for the High Court Judicial Assistants (JA) scheme

10 May 2022

The High Court of England and Wales has launched the recruitment round for the 2022/23 intake of the Judicial Assistants (JA) scheme.

The role of JA offers those in the early years of their professional practice a ringside view of the trial process and first instance decision-making from the perspective of the judge, for the most complex, high value and often high-profile cases.

Aimed at qualified barristers and solicitors in the early stages of their legal career, applications are invited from those able to demonstrate an outstanding intellectual ability, excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage large and complicated workloads, as well as a high level of professional integrity.

A full job description and application form (attached) can be found here. The closing date for applications – which should be emailed to – is 17:00 on Monday 16 May 2022.