Vacancy for Local Taxation Chamber President

Jul 21, 2021

The Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland (JABS) is inviting applications from suitably qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointment as President of the new Local Taxation Chamber.

This is an opportunity to contribute to justice in Scotland. The successful applicant will be involved in setting up the new Chamber and recruiting its membership.

The Chamber which, subject to regulations, is expected to be called the Local Taxation Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland, will consist of legal and ordinary members with valuation and surveying experience.  It will consider appeals relating to a number of elements of local taxation including: property valuation, calculation of council tax liabilities and reductions thereof, and local taxation-related civil penalty decisions.

Further information on the vacancy can be found on the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland website at

Applications for the role must be submitted by noon on Wednesday 11 August 2021. 

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