For example The judge for the trial was technically a recorder. Give feedback This page was not useful This page was useful Please tell us why you gave that answer Submit Pages on this site to help you understand Types of lawyers Cost Lawyers Paralegals Immigration Advisers Barristers Trade Mark Attorneys and Patent Attorneys Recent articles tagged with Courts Your guide to defamation Using legal services in a pandemic Clinical negligence: What you need to know Recent articles tagged with Wills Using legal services in a pandemic Recent articles tagged with Housing Using legal services in a pandemic See also: Judge A person whose job is to adjudicate in court cases. The Crown and the Prime Minister appoint judges. Most are barristers but some are solicitors. Circuit judge A judge who presides over (is in charge of) cases in the Crown Court and county courts.