You can complain to the JCIO about the personal conduct of most judicial office holders in England & Wales with the exception of Tribunal Judges / Members and Magistrates. Complaints about Tribunal Judges must be made to the relevant Chamber President whilst complaints about Magistrates must be made to the Local Advisory Committee.

We can investigate

  • Deputy District Judge
  • District Judge
  • Master
  • Recorder
  • Coroner / Assistant Coroner
  • Circuit Judge
  • High Court Judge
  • Lord Justice

We cannot investigate

  • Magistrate - contact the Local Advisory Committee
  • Tribunal Judge - contact the relevant Tribunal President
  • Member of Court Staff - contact the local Court Manager
  • Solicitor - contact the Solicitors Regulation Authority / Legal Ombudsman
  • Barrister - contact the Bar Standards Board / Legal Ombudsman