Costs Judge of the Senior Courts
An exercise is expected to launch in January 2017 to identify a Costs Judge of the Senior Courts. Costs Judges have the power to assess the costs of, or arising out of any cause or matter in the Senior Courts.
Bills assigned to Costs Judges for assessment are normally above £100,000 and there is no maximum limit; it is not uncommon for bills to exceed £1,000,000.
President of the First-tier Tribunal, Tax Chamber
An exercise to identify the next President of the First-tier Tribunal, Tax Chamber is expected to launch early in the new year. Keep an eye out on the JAC website for more information coming soon.
A Circuit Judge selection exercise is expected to launch spring 2017. Vacancies are anticipated across all circuits and jurisdictions (crime, civil and family) although not necessarily all jurisdictions on each circuit.
District Judge (Magistrates' Courts)
An exercise is expected to launch spring 2017 to identify candidates to recommend for the post of District Judge (Magistrates’ Courts). 17 vacancies are currently anticipated.
Salaried Judges of the First-tier Tribunal
An exercise is expected to launch spring 2017 to identify candidates to recommend for the post of Salaried Judge of the First-tier Tribunal.
Unlike previous exercises, which have sought to identify candidates for a particular chamber, this exercise will identify candidates who can be deployed to any of the First-tier Tribunal chambers.