2 x Legally Qualified Members, Professional Conduct Committee, The Architects Registration Board (ARB)

Body: Architects Registration Board
Appointing Department: Department for Communities & Local Government
Sectors: Charity & Public Sector, Education, Regulation
Location: 8 Weymouth Street, London, W1W 5BU
Skills required: Legal / Judicial, Regulation
Number of Vacancies: 2
Remuneration: £595 per day
Time Requirements: Approximately 30 days per year.

This is not a ministerial appointment.

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications

    12/06/2020 at 16:00

  • Panel Sift

    Mid June TBC

  • Final Interview Date


  • Announcement

    September 2020 TBC

Vacancy Description

The Architects Registration Board (ARB) was established by Parliament in 1997 to regulate the architects’ profession in the UK.

ARB wishes to appoint two legally qualified persons to chair hearings of its Professional Conduct Committee, as required by the Architects Act 1997. The Professional Conduct Committee considers allegations of unacceptable professional conduct and serious professional incompetence against architects at public hearings. The appointments will commence from September 2020.

We are offering £595 a day for attendance at Committee hearings and training sessions, as well as reasonable expenses for travel and subsistence. All payments are subject to tax and National Insurance.

The ARB is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in its workforce.

Person Specification

If you are interested in applying for this position, you must:

• be a solicitor registered with the Solicitors Regulation Authority or the Law Society of Scotland; or a barrister registered with the Bar Standards Board or the Faculty of Advocates;
• be experienced in chairing tribunals of professional regulators
• have a good knowledge of regulatory law
• display excellent communication skills
• be available for at least 30 days a year
• be willing to travel within the UK

Additional Information

Interviews will take place on Friday 26th June 2020 via video link.

How to Apply

For further information and to apply for this role please follow the link: http://www.arb.org.uk/legally-qualified-pcc-member/ 

Please note that we will not accept applications unless they are submitted on the ARB application form. The closing date for completed applications is 4.00 pm on Friday 12th June 2020, and no applications will be accepted once this deadline has expired.

No agencies please.


This post is NOT regulated by The Commissioner for Public Appointments.

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