Lay Commissioner - Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC)
Recruiter: Ministry of Justice
Posted: 20 Oct 2019
Closes: 18 Nov 2019
Job Function: Lay Member
Industry: Public, Central Government
Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC)
Vacancy for a Lay Commissioner with responsibility for Welsh matters
It is widely acknowledged that our judiciary is among the very best in the world, unrivalled for its integrity, professionalism and independence. As a Commissioner, you will be supporting the Commission’s important role in ensuring appointment to the judiciary is based on merit from the broadest possible pool of talent. You will represent the Commission’s work in Wales and with the Welsh Government.
We are seeking candidates with the utmost integrity, excellent judgement and interpersonal skills to join the Commission Board and assist in the most senior judicial appointments. You will bring your experience and judgement to bear on a range of important strategy, governance and policy issues. You will have knowledge and understanding of the particular requirements of Wales and on current developments, both in relation to devolution generally and the administration of justice in Wales. Lay Commissioners cannot be members of the judiciary, legal profession, Justices of the Peace, or a lay member of a tribunal, practised or been employed as a lawyer.
- Location: London
- Term of appointment: 3 years
- Time commitment: 28 days per year
- Remuneration: £338 per day
Full details at: https://publicappointments.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/