The Young Magistrates Network (formerly the Young Magistrates Special Interest Group) was launched in April 2019 and comprises MA members under the age of 40. As only 5% of magistrates are under 40, whilst 52% are aged over 60, the group seeks to:
Chair and Deputy Chairs
The Network's Chair is Luke Rigg JP and the Deputy Chairs are Adam Rathbone JP and Katherine Sirrell JP.
Volunteers' Week 2021
As part of Volunteers' Week 2021, we spoke to Luke, the group's chair, about what he has gained from his experience of volunteering as a young magistrate, as well as his hopes for the future of the magistracy. Read the interview here.
NEW! Research on Employment and Young Magistrates
Read the research paper here
Get in touch
If you are interested in joining the group or you have any questions, please contact the network (firstname.lastname@example.org).