Videos

We have created a range of informative videos to help give added insight into the many different career opportunities available in the judiciary. We hope these will help inspire and encourage you to apply for a judicial office. 

To watch the videos, please visit NIJAC's YouTube channel: Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Commission - YouTube

 

2024

Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal

Conor Heaney, President of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal launches a Scheme for Legal Chairman (3 positions).

Northern Ireland Valuation Tribunal (NIVT)

Noreen Wright, one of the Ordinary Members of the Northern Ireland Valuation Tribunal launches a Scheme for fee-paid Ordinary Members.

2023

Master, Taxing and Enforcement of Judgements

Master McGivern, introduces a scheme in December 2023 to recruit a Master, Taxing and Enforcement of Judgements.

Appeals Tribunal Information Videos

John Duffy, President of the Appeal Tribunals launches a Recruitment Scheme for Legal Members in December 2023.

Maureen Eccles, NIJAC Commissioner describes the Appeals Tribunal, Legally Qualified Member posts in December 2023.

2022

Review Tribunal Information Session

Filmed to promote the Review Tribunal Consultant Psychiatrist / Specialist Associate Scheme in 2022

Adeline Frew talks with Mrs Attracta Wilson and Professor Gerry Lynch about the Review Tribunal, the role of Consultant Psychiatrist / Specialist Associate Medical Member and the benefits and rewards of serving as a member of the judiciary.

In Conversation with His Honour Judge Stephen Fowler QC

Filmed to promote the County Court Judge Scheme in 2022

His Honour Judge Stephen Fowler QC discusses the nature of the work of a County Court Judge:

A Typical Day (County Court Judge)

Filmed to promote the County Court Judge Scheme in 2021

His Honour Judge Geoffrey Miller QC highlights a typical day in the life of a County Court Judge:

Journey to the High Court

Filmed to promote the High Court Judge Scheme in 2021

Mr Justice McFarland shares his journey through the judiciary:

Victims' Payments Board Ordinary (Lay) Member Information Session

Filmed to promote the Victims' Payments Board Scheme in 2021

Mr Justice McAlinden discusses the work of the Victims' Payments Board and the role of an Ordinary (Lay) Member:

Appeal Tribunals Information Session

Filmed to promte the Appeal Tribunals Medical and Disability Qualified Scheme in 2021

Mr John Duffy, the President of the Appeal Tribunals in Northern Ireland, Dr Ian Ryans, a General Practitioner and Mary Halferty a Disability Qualified Member of the Appeal Tribunals discuss the work and the rewards:

The Role of a District Judge

Filmed to promote the District Judge Scheme in 2020

Presiding District Judge Brownlie gives an overview and flavour of the role of a District Judge:

Journey to the High Court

Filmed to promote the High Court Judge Scheme in 2020

Mr Justice Huddleston talks to NIJAC about his role as a High Court Judge, and the relevance of his practice experience as a solicitor to the High Court bench:

Role Play Example

Filmed in 2016

A Role Play may be used when recruiting for salaried court judiciary. Applicants will be given time to read and prepare for the Role Play, which is frequently (but not exclusively) a court based scenario. Here is an example to view:

To watch the videos, please subscribe to our YouTube channel: Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Commission - YouTube