Paul Secher

Paul Secher

Paul Secher LLB is Founding Director of ‘Judicial & Silk’ (formerly ‘JSB Judicial’), a professional firm specialising in career development in the legal profession, with particular reference to the judiciary, supporting those seeking appointment at all levels: www.judicial.org.ukpaul.secher@judicial.org.uk; 07956 528125.

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Silk interview, sorted

How – and to what extent – can you prepare for that half-hour slot on which so much may depend? Here’s some silk interview prep with Paul Secher

11 September 2023

Tips for writing your 2023 silk application

With the 2023 competition now open, Paul Secher provides some ‘do’s and don’ts’ when tackling the tricky written part of the application process

13 February 2023

Standing out as a strong DJ candidate

Want to join the judicial pyramid? Here's Paul Secher's guide for future DDJ/DJ applicants on ‘matching up’ to the competency framework and the important changes in application procedure

01 November 2022

How to get pupillage: Part two – the interview

Paul Secher's tips and advice on the next crucial stage of your pupillage quest – the interview

09 March 2022

Silk applications: Facing ‘that form’ again?

Do it differently this time: silk coach Paul Secher shares his application wisdom

01 February 2022

How to get pupillage: Part one – the application

In this fierce competition, your written application will determine whether you are invited to interview. Paul Secher considers what you can do to enhance your prospects of success

31 January 2022

Regulatory roles and how to get them

Highly sought after and ideally suited to the skills and experience of members of the Bar... how to maximise your chances when applying for a ‘regulatory role’? By Paul Secher

09 November 2021

Putting your best judicial foot forward

Paul Secher explains how to enhance your chances of appointment

21 October 2019
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Seeking a bright future for the Bar

Sam Townend KC explains the Bar Council’s efforts towards ensuring a bright future for the profession

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