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Jurat of the Royal Court

2 vacancies


Video interview with Jurat Joanne Wyatt.

Information about being a Jurat, including skills and time commitment.

Jurat Election Information Hub


Elections for a new Jurat of the Royal Court will take place on:

Wednesday 27th January 2021 – click here for candidate biographies and a guide to the election process.

Wednesday 26th May 2021.

The Jurats are trusted by the community to decide serious court cases. They act as a jury and are judges of fact in both civil and criminal cases. Being elected as a Jurat is a high honour.

Nominations for the January election have now closed but anyone interested in putting themselves forward for consideration for the May election should contact the Bailiff’s Chambers.

To talk through your decision with one of our volunteers, either before you contact the Bailiff’s Office or afterwards, email