School of Law

Professor Kate Malleson 'If not now for a woman Lord Chief Justice, when?' in The Times

19 July 2013

As “the most powerful job in the judiciary” is awarded to Lord Justice Thomas, ending speculation that the next Chief Justice may be a woman, Professor Kate Malleson highlights the need to prioritise diversity. Frontrunners for the position included Lady Justice Hallett, who was this year named as the 8th most powerful woman in Britain by Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4.