Chairman of Competition Appeal Tribunal
The Competition Appeal Tribunal seeks an additional Chairman to hear appeal, judicial review and damages cases involving competition and telecommunications law. You will use your extensive professional knowledge of relevant law to lead a panel of experts in economics, business, accountancy and other related fields.
Providing clear direction for panel colleagues on law and procedure, and demonstrating the authority and sensitivity to control hearings, you must be able to get to grips quickly with complex issues and deliver swift and clear judgments.
This is a fee paid post and you will be expected to be flexible and to prioritise the work of the Tribunal ahead of other commitments.
Number of Vacancies: 1
Salary: £600 per day
Closing date for applications: 2 July 2009
The Judicial Appointments Commission selects candidates for judicial office based on merit and through open fair competition, from the widest range of eligible candidates.
This vacancy has been advertised in a variety of media. One advert, run in the Law Society Gazette on 4 June, implied that litigation experience is required, whereas this is not the case. A revised advert will appear in the Law Society Gazette next Thursday (11 June).
The closing date for applications for this exercise has changed from 25 June to 2 July.