There are various levels of judiciary in England and Wales — different types of courts have different styles of judges. They also form a strict hierarchy of importance, in line with the order of the courts in which they sit, so that judges of the Court of Appeal of England and Wales are generally given more weight than district judges sitting in County Courts and Magistrates. At 31 March 2006 there were 1,825 judges in post in England and Wales, most of whom were Circuit Judges (626) or District Judges (572).
By statute, judges are guaranteed continuing judicial independence.
The following is a list of the various types of judges who sit in the Courts of England and Wales:
Read more about English Judges: Lord Chief Justice and Lord Chancellor, Heads of Division, Court of Appeal, High Court, Circuit Judges, Recorders, Masters and Registrars, District Judges, Deputy District Judges, Magistrates, Judicial Salaries
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