NIJAC is inviting applications for the office of Deputy Statutory Officer
It is intended to make nine appointments and to maintain a reserve list for 12 months from the anticipated date of first appointment (1 August 2023).
A Deputy Statutory Officer may be required to cover the work of the full-time judiciary in both of the following areas:
i) District Judge
ii) Master of the High Court
To be eligible for appointment as a Deputy Statutory Officer* a person must, by the anticipated date of appointment (1 August 2023) be either:
- a member of the Bar of Northern Ireland of at least 7 years standing; or
- a solicitor of the Court of Judicature of Northern Ireland of at least 7 years’ standing.
* Section 107 (1) of the Judicature (NI) Act 1978 provides for the aggregation of years’ standing for holding office of solicitors who have been barristers, and vice versa.
Fee: £542.38 per day when sitting as a District Judge.
£676.10 per day when sitting as a Master
Closing date: 12 noon on Tuesday 9 May 2023
For further information and to apply online please click here
Read our Nature of the Role document for further insight into the role of Deputy Statutory Officer.
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