HHJ Emma Nott

HHJ Emma Nott

HHJ Nott was a criminal barrister in private practice to 2014; then a barrister at the PDS until Feb 2018; Independent chair of police misconduct panels 2015-2018; Employed Bar representative on the Bar Council EDSM Committee 2017-2018; appointed a Circuit Judge sitting at Reading Crown Court 2018.

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Gender at the Bar and fair access to work (4)

HHJ Nott continues her ground-breaking series with an analysis of 2019/20 publicly funded criminal/civil instructions and newly released profession-wide data, as the Bar is called upon to ‘confront, not hide’ the shocking discrepancies in pay and access to work between male and female barristers

04 January 2021

Gender at the Bar and fair access to work (3)

Without equal access to the best work, it is more difficult for women to gain experience, skill and confidence to apply for silk and the judiciary. With gender-diverse lists ahead, this systemic problem affects everyone

24 November 2019

Gender at the Bar and fair access to work (2)

Part 2 of HHJ Emma Nott’s analysis turns to the top 500 criminal legal aid fee earners. How do the earnings of female advocates compare to their male counterparts?

23 April 2018

Gender at the Bar and fair access to work (1)

Are female juniors being given fair access to the most serious, complex (and lucrative) cases? A Supreme Court same-sex litigation team study and published data suggest not, finds HHJ Emma Nott

20 March 2018
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