About us

The Judicial Office supports the judiciary across the courts of England and Wales, and the non-devolved tribunals across the UK, by providing training, legal and policy advice, human resources, communications and administrative support.

The Judicial Office (JO) is an office of the Ministry of Justice (MOJ), staffed by civil servants, supports the judiciary across the courts of England and Wales, and the non-devolved tribunals across the UK and reports to the Lord Chief Justice and Senior President of Tribunals.

The Judicial Office was set up following the Constitutional Reform Act 2005, under which the Lord Chief Justice became Head of the Judiciary.

It provides judicial training, legal and policy advice, human resources, communications (including media and press enquiries) and administrative support for the judiciary.

https://www.judiciary.gov.uk/

Judicial International Relations (JIR)

For information about the work of the JIR including incoming and outgoing visits and study programmes go to:

https://www.judiciary.gov.uk/about-the-judiciary/training-support/jo-index/international/

Phone: 020 7073 1612 E-mail: JIRinbox@judiciary.gsi.gov.uk

Judicial College

Find out about how the judiciary is trained.

https://www.judiciary.gov.uk/about-the-judiciary/training-support/judicial-college/