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Could you be a Family Court Magistrate? – CANCELLED

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magistrates recruitment poster


Are you between 18-65 and looking for a volunteering role that REALLY makes a difference?

Could you be a Family Court Magistrate?

Helping to make the lives of children better.

Dealing with cases relating to children, solving problems and making decisions that try to keep children safe and protect them from harm. Working as a bench of three, taking advice from a trained Legal Advisor, Children & Family Court Advisory Service (CAFCASS) and the child’s guardian.

Typical cases include child protection and intervention in cases where parents have been separated.


If you are interested in applying to be a Family magistrate please attend one of the open day drop in sessions to find out more about the role and what is involved. Open days being held:

  • Monday 23 March 2020 btw 4-6 pm @Bristol Civil Justice Centre 2 Redcliff Street Bristol, BS1 6GR
  • Thursday 26 March 2020 btw 4-6 pm @Taunton Magistrates Court, St John’s Road Taunton TA1 4AX
  • Tuesday 31 March 2020 btw 4-6 pm @ Gloucestershire Family Court Kimbrose Way Gloucester GL1 2DE

Interest from all the diverse sections of our community is welcomed.

Find out more or apply now at