Member of the Tribunal Procedure Committee (TPC)

Body: Tribunal Procedure Committee
Appointing Department: Ministry of Justice
Sector: Judicial, Prison & Policing
Location: The role is currently based in Central London however some travel may be required.
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: Unremunerated. Reasonable standard travel expenses and out-of-pocket expenses will be payable.
Time Requirements: Nine committee meeting a year.

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications

    29/11/2017 at 12:00

  • Panel Sift


  • Final Interview Date


  • Announcement


Provisional appointment is end of January 2018


Assessment Panel

Vacancy Description

The role of a Board Member is to:
o Attend and take an active role in Committee meetings; members will be expected to commit to attending approximately nine committee meetings per year, lasting three to four hours, however, the frequency of meetings can vary according to the need to accommodate the priorities of the work coming in before the Committee;
o Members are usually asked to participate in two standing sub-groups. Meeting frequently, and associated work for these will depend on upcoming work requirements and will be expected to read and consider papers outside meetings;
o Keep abreast of paperwork and issues relating to the work of the Committee;
o Chair and/or attend sub-committee meetings or meetings with stakeholders;
o Contribute to any reports or documents produced on behalf of the Committee, as required;
o To play an active role on the Tribunal Procedure Committee, that makes rules governing the practice and procedure in the First-tier and Upper Tribunals.

Person Specification

Essential criteria
o Experience of practice in tribunals, or advising persons involved in tribunal proceedings;
o Demonstrable ability to analyse and debate complex issues;
o Demonstrable ability to contribute to, and influence, Committee meetings;
o Demonstrable ability to manage time;
o Effective interpersonal and communications skills including a demonstrable ability to engage with stakeholders;
o An understanding of diversity issues.

How to Apply

Send the following documents:
o A copy of your CV;
o A supporting letter of no more than two sides that evidences how you meet all the criteria;
o Details of any potential conflicts of interest;
o Previous or current public appointments;
o Names and contacts details of two referees (who will be contacted if you are shortlisted for interview);
o Political activity declaration form; and the
o Equal opportunities monitoring form

Complete applications should be sent to:, receipt of applications will be acknowledged.

Ref: PAT150038

Supporting documents (2017-june 17)
TPC Cadidate Pack 2017doc (002)
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