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Working for us

Working for us

Working for the Supreme Court and Judicial Court of the Privy Council (JCPC) is an extremely rewarding experience. You will join a small supportive team, playing a significant part in the upholding of law in the UK and around the world.

We are a non-ministerial government department and therefore the majority of our roles are civil servants. Although we are a small team, we have a wide range of professions from education and IT to those legally trained.

We value staff that can be adaptable to differing priorities and show a positive and willing attitude to support the Court and the Justices.

For an insight into the work of the Court and our staff, please watch the video.

Current roles

When we have vacant positions to be filled by external recruitment we advertise them on this page, in the national press and on the Civil Service Website.

Senior Facilities Manager (Fixed Term Contract)

An exciting opportunity for a Fixed Term Contract as our Senior Facilities Manager has arisen. This role plays a significant part in the delivery of services to the UKSC's internal and external customers and focuses on leading the facilities and therefore operational oversight of the unique Grade II* listed Supreme Court Building in Parliament Square, London

Further Information and Apply

The closing date for applications is midnight on 10 March 2024.

Judicial Assistants 2024/25

Every year, the Court invites applications for up to 11 Judicial Assistants to support the work of the Justices. Applications are currently open for the 2024/25 legal year. Fixed term contracts will start on Monday 16 September 2024 and finish on Friday 1 August 2025.

For further information and to apply, please see our JA recruitment page.

Work experience and marshalling

The nature of our work means we cannot offer ad hoc work experience placements or the opportunity to marshal a Justice.

Working in law

There are many sources that offer guidance on careers in law:

England and Wales

His Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service

Bar Council

The Law Society

In Scotland

Scottish Courts

Faculty of Advocates

In Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunal Service

Bar Council of Northern Ireland