Dame Justine Thornton DBE

Dame Justine Thornton DBE

Dame Justine Thornton DBE is a High Court judge assigned to the Queen’s Bench Division. She is a barrister and has practised as a solicitor. After nine years working as a solicitor, she returned to the Bar and subsequently became a Visiting Professor of Law at University College London. She was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2016 and a Deputy High Court Judge in May 2017.

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Pride and prejudice: Why women need to be at the heart of the rule of law

Women have made immense strides in the profession, but we need to keep talking about the prejudices that women face in the content of our laws, and the prejudices that women in the profession can face in getting senior roles

19 July 2019
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Earnings, reform and engagement

The new Bar Council earnings report presents a collective challenge for the self-employed Bar, remote hearings are changing and Bar Conference is back next month

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