Joint Solicitors

Also an honorary role, the Joint Solicitors are appointed by the Confederation, rather than the Lord Warden.

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In addition to keeping a watching brief on legislative proposals etc., to protect the interests of the Cinque Ports, the Joint Solicitors look after the day-to-day administration of the Confederation and its finances.

The current Joint Solicitors are Christine Barkshire-Jones and Robert Cowan, both of Hastings Borough Council.