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Careers within the Judiciary

By Michael Sheridan

We pass on the following:

The Judicial Office for Scotland is pleased to announce that it will be holding two judicial career seminars in February 2019, focusing on the upcoming sheriff and summary sheriff recruitment.
If you are wondering whether you have the experience and qualities needed to be a judicial office holder, whether this is the right next step in your career, or whether life on the bench would suit you, then these seminars will assist you in taking the next steps towards an exciting career in the judiciary.
These seminars will dispel any myths surrounding the application process and cover the following topics:
Eligibility to apply for judicial office
Application Guidance
Judicial and Personal Qualities for Judicial Office
The Selection Process

The seminars will run on the following dates:

27 February 2019 28 February

Glasgow Tribunals Centre RRS Discovery
20 York Street Dundee DD1 4XA
Discovery Quay 16:45 – 18:45
Glasgow G2 8GT
16:45 – 18:45

The seminars will include sheriff and summary sheriff guest speakers as well as speakers from the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland. Light refreshments will also be offered.

Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. If you wish to apply for a space, please do so by emailing:

Your email should state your full name, preferred contact email address and which seminar you wish to attend.


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