Magistrates recruitment

76 magistrates are required by the courts in Greater Manchester

Please note that recruitment is not targeted at specific areas but for Greater Manchester as a whole.

If you know of anyone who may be interested in applying, application forms and further information on how to become a magistrate are available on

Gov.uk - Become a magistrate.

Recruitment is now open and the campaign will be closed when the target number of applications has been received (220 applications).

All interviews will be held at Manchester & Salford Magistrates' Court.

Any queries, please contact Greater Manchester Legal Administration Support Team at gm-advisory@hmcts.gsi.gov.uk or telephone 0161-830-4331 / 4260.