In brief

The first-ever district judge job-share appointments have been announced.

The first-ever district judge job-share appointments have been announced. Alison Claire Rowley and Lorna Margaret Grosse will share the post of District Judge on the South Eastern Circuit. Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs and Lord Chancellor Lord Falconer said: “Increasing the flexibility of judicial service, such as through part-time working and job-sharing, is an important part of my programme to increase the diversity of our judiciary.”