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Office of Senator of the College of Justice

The Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland (JABS) invites applications from suitably qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointment 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 five vacancies and it is expected that successful applicants will take up post in May 2022.

During the current appointment round further vacancies may arise and the board may be asked to make further recommendations as a result.

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 12 noon on Wednesday 12 January 2022.

 

Local Taxation Chamber - Legal Member

The Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland (JABS) invites applications from suitably qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointment as a Legal Member of the new Chamber which, subject to regulations, will be called the Local Taxation Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland.

The Tribunals (Scotland) Act 2014 created a new statutory framework for tribunals in Scotland.  The Act created two new tribunals, the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland and the Upper Tribunal for Scotland, known collectively as the Scottish Tribunals. The First-tier Tribunal consists of a number of Chambers, each with its own jurisdiction and headed by a Chamber President.

The Board is seeking 15 Legal Members across Scotland.  The posts are paid on a daily fee basis of £387.21 with around 15 days per year commitment forecast.

This is an opportunity to play a key role in society supporting the delivery of justice in Scotland.

The Chamber will consider appeals relating to a number of elements of local taxation including: non-domestic rating; property valuation, calculation of council tax liabilities, and local taxation related civil penalty decisions.

The Chamber will consist of legal members, ordinary members (with surveyor rating experience) and ordinary members (with valuation experience).

Parallel recruitment is taking place for ten ordinary members with surveyor rating experience and a further recruitment will take place in spring 2022 for ordinary members with valuation experience. 

We encourage diversity and welcome applications from people of all communities and backgrounds. Eligible practitioners from all sectors are welcome to apply.

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 and Role Profile.

Applications must be submitted by 12 noon on Thursday 6 January 2022.

 

Local Taxation Chamber - Ordinary Member (with surveyor rating experience)

The Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland (JABS) invites applications from suitably qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointment as Ordinary Members (with surveyor rating experience) of the new Chamber which, subject to regulations, will be called the Local Taxation Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland.

The Tribunals (Scotland) Act 2014 created a new statutory framework for tribunals in Scotland.  The Act created two new tribunals, the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland and the Upper Tribunal for Scotland, known collectively as the Scottish Tribunals. The First-tier Tribunal consists of a number of Chambers, each with its own jurisdiction and headed by a Chamber President.

The Board is seeking 10 ordinary members (with surveyor rating experience) across Scotland.  The posts are paid on a daily fee basis of £316.86 with around 7-10 days per year commitment forecast.

This is an opportunity to play a key role in society supporting the delivery of justice in Scotland.

The Chamber will consider appeals relating to a number of elements of local taxation including: non-domestic rating; property valuation, calculation of council tax liabilities, and local taxation related civil penalty decisions.

The Chamber will consist of legal members, ordinary members (with surveyor rating experience) and ordinary members (with valuation experience).

We encourage diversity and welcome applications from people of all communities and backgrounds. Practitioners from all sectors are welcome to apply including those recently retired if eligibility criteria are met.

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 and Role Profile.

Applications must be submitted by 12 noon on Thursday 6 January 2022.

  

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