Opportunity to become next UK judge of the European Court of Human Rights
In early 2024, the UK will begin taking applications for the role of next UK judge of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work alongside 45 other independent national judges in Strasbourg on significant human rights cases at the highest level. Examples of these cases, showing the variety and complexity of issues the Court deals with, can be found in the judgments and pending cases relating to the UK, along with details of cases for other member States, on the Court’s website.
The next UK judge will be elected for a non-renewable term of nine years starting in September 2025.
For general information on the selection process visit: Committee on the Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights (coe.int)
More detailed information on the role and the application process will be circulated in due course.