Solicitor judges

Seminar for tribunal judge applicants – Tax Chamber

The judiciary held an online seminar on 12 October 2021 for those interested in applying for appointment as a fee-paid tax judge.

The seminar was aimed at helping applicants to be better prepared in making an application. It provided up-to-date guidance and advice on the Judicial Appointments Commission’s (JAC) selection process.

The seminar took place on 12 October 2021 and discussed the vacancy for a fee-paid tax judge of the First-tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber).

Speakers were:

  • Judge Greg Sinfield (president of the First-tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) (England and Wales))
  • Tax Judge Kim Sukul
  • a representative from the JAC

Watch a recording

Who can apply?

The competitions will be open to candidates who do not have previous judicial experience.

You’ll need five years’ legal post-qualification experience to apply.

Judicial recruitment support scheme

The Tax Chamber has also launched a judicial recruitment support scheme to offer targeted support for those considering an application for judicial appointment as a judge within the chamber, on either a salaried or fee-paid basis.

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