Current Vacancies

The Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland (JABS) invites applications from suitably qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointments to the office of the Senator of the College of Justice. 

This is a great opportunity to contribute to justice in Scotland. There are currently three vacancies.  It is expected that successful applicants will take up post on 1 March 2021.

During the current appointment round further vacancies may arise.  Applicants will be advised of any further vacancies and asked if they would wish to be considered for these.

The Office of Senator of the College of Justice Role Profile, provided by the Judicial Office for Scotland, provides applicants with information about the role.  An Outer House judge is paid £192,679 per annum.

We encourage diversity and particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented in the judiciary.  The principles of fair and open competition will apply and recommendation for appointment will be made solely on merit.

Further information can be found within the Guidance Note

Applications must be submitted by noon on Tuesday 13 October 2020.


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