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Vacancy with the Family Justice Council: applications invited from junior barristers

A vacancy has arisen on the Family Justice Council for a Junior Barrister.

The Family Justice Council is an inter-disciplinary body whose members are drawn from a cross section of those who work, use or have an interest in the family justice system. They include judges, lawyers, doctors, social workers, academics and civil servants.

The Council monitors the effectiveness of the Family Justice System, advising on reforms necessary for improvement and promoting an interdisciplinary approach to family justice in England and Wales.

The successful candidate for the advertised vacancy will have substantial experience as a practising barrister specialising in family work. He or she will be able to produce evidence of working, through interdisciplinary consensus, to deliver timely and improved outcomes for families and children who are involved with the family justice system. He or she will have experience as a successful team player with contribution at a strategic level and be able to prepare for and attend meetings of the Family Justice Council.

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The Family Justice Council has recently announced that that Jenny Beck has been appointed as the new Private Law Solicitor member. The appointment is for three years from January 2020.