A list of Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland news releases can be found below.

Board Member Vacancies

The Board is Currently Recruiting two Legal Members (Solicitor and Advocate) and a Lay Member.

01 May 2018

Easter Office Closure

The office will be closed from 1.30pm this afternoon (29/03) until Tuesday 3rd April at 9am.

29 March 2018

Summary Sheriff - Extension to Deadline

Due to the adverse weather conditions the deadline for Summary Sheriff applications has been extended to midday on Tues 6th March 2018.

02 March 2018

Office Closed - Adverse Weather

Due to adverse weather the JABS office is closed today, however the team can still be contacted at

01 March 2018

Provide Feedback on our Website

The Board invites you to provide feedback on its current website by completing a short online survey.

21 February 2018

Summary Sheriff Vacancies

The Board has launched a competition today to recruit Summary Sheriffs. The closing date for applications is midday on Monday 5 March 2018.

12 February 2018

Employment Judge (Industrial Tribunals and the Fair Employment Tribunal)

NIJAC is currently inviting applications for the office of Employment Judge (Industrial Tribunals and the Fair Employment Tribunal).

09 February 2018

JABS Chief Executive

Erica Clarkson is the New Chief Executive of the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland

11 January 2018

Judicial Vacancies - Supreme Court of the United Kingdom

The UK Supreme Court has launched a recruitment campaign for a new Deputy President and two, possibly three, Justices.

20 December 2017

New Sheriffs Appointed

Five new sheriffs have been appointed by Her Majesty the Queen to take up office in the New Year.

19 December 2017