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A Day in the Life of a Judge

  • SW1.18 - Moot Court, Somerset House East Wing WC2R 2LS London United Kingtom (map)

The KCL Law Society is pleased to welcome The Honorable Justice George K. Macintosh from the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Canada and Her Honour Judge Georgina Kent - Circuit Judge to speak about a day in the life of a judge. In this hour-long event, Macintosh J and HHJ Kent will cover topics such as how do judges approach their cases as well as how does one become a judge. This will be followed by a brief Q&A. Justice Macintosh's bio can be found here.

HHJ Georgina Kent is a Circuit Judge. She was educated at the Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus, the Catholic Junior College, Singapore, King’s College, University of London (LLB) and the Inns of Court School of Law. She was called to the Bar by Gray’s Inn Nov 1989. She practised as a Barrister at 5 Essex Court Temple EC4Y 9AH where she specialised in police law, public law, civil liberties and discrimination including civil claims against the police, civil jury trials, inquests, employment tribunals and police misconduct. HHJ Kent was appointed as a Recorder in 2002. She was appointed as a Circuit Judge in 2009. She sits at Kingston Crown Court, specialising in criminal law and she is permitted to try serious sexual offences. She is a Master of the Bench of Gray’s Inn and a Tutor Judge of the Judicial College.

 

Register early as the capacity of the Moot Court is fairly limited. Please be aware that this event is subject to the KCLLS Non-Attendance Policy. Read the policy to avoid being blacklisted for all future events. This event is for KCL students only. For any questions or concerns please email us here. As a general policy, we do not encourage students to skip any of their academic commitments to attend this event.

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