Appointment of Salaried and Fee-Paid Employment Judges

Applications are invited to join the panel of Employment Judges in Scotland. There are 3 vacancies for salaried Employment Judges, two of which are likely to be based in Glasgow and one in Edinburgh. In addition, there are 10 vacancies for fee-paid Employment Judges. Salaried and fee paid judges will normally be required to sit at a variety of other locations across Scotland, depending on the needs of the service.

For both salaried and fee paid posts it is intended that any further positions arising in the 18 month period following the appointment process will be filled from this competition.

Appointments are made by the Lord President of the Court of Session under regulation 8 of the Employment Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) Regulations 2013. Candidates must:

(a) be an advocate or solicitor admitted in Scotland of at least five years standing;

(b) satisfy the judicial-appointment eligibility condition within the meaning of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 on a 5-year basis;

(c) be a member of the Bar of Northern Ireland or solicitor of the Supreme Court of Northern Ireland of at least five years standing; or

(d) be a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives of at least five years standing.

The Lord President seeks to appoint candidates who have judicial experience or experience of litigation and can demonstrate expertise in employment law or related fields.

If you wish an application pack, please contact:

Ms J Demir

The President’s Office, Employment Tribunals (Scotland)

Eagle Building, 215 Bothwell Street,

Glasgow, G2 7TS


Telephone 0141 2237122


The closing date for receipt of completed applications for these posts is 12 noon

on 6 January 2020.