Solicitor judges

Apply for tribunal judge vacancies

Applications are open for the role of tribunal judge. The closing date is Tuesday 19 October 2021 at 1pm.

The role

The Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) is recruiting for 200 fee-paid tribunal judges, mainly in England and Wales, for the:

  • First-tier Tribunal
  • Employment Tribunal

Find out more about the vacancies

Before you apply

Before you apply, read the competency framework for the role and the job description on the JAC website.

Guidance and support

JAC guidance on the judicial selection process

Case studies

Samina Majid, fee-paid judge of the First-tier Tribunal, tells us about her current judicial role and her experience as a magistrate.

Resources for members of the Solicitors Judges Division

Application tips from tribunal judges

Preparing for judicial interviews: competency-based examples

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