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Location Preferences and Merit Lists
In your application you will need to state if you are applying for: England and Wales OR Scotland. You may apply for both. However you would need to attend two separate interviews if shortlisted for roles in Scotland as well as in England/Wales. Whilst your location preferences within Scotland or within England/Wales cannot be cannot be guaranteed, you will be asked to state a preference for a particular sitting location within your application form.
A separate merit list will be drawn up for the employer panel and the employee panel in respect of each of these eight areas, with two further merit lists for Welsh-speakers applying for the employer panel and the employee panel in Wales. Your application will be managed based upon your preferences including employee or employer panel and the area /country you select. Depending on application volumes for each panel by area/country, different benchmark scores may be used to determine who is appointable.
Provided below are the key locations it is anticipated that non-legal members will be asked to sit on a regular basis and the locations where sittings may also take place within the area/country. If successful you would be appointed to one of these locations however may be asked to sit anywhere within the area/country.
England and Wales
|Key Locatons||Sittings also take place in|
|London||London Central - Victory House (Kingsway),
London East - Anchorage House (East India Dock),
London South - Croydon
|Midlands||Lincoln, Boston, Birmingham, Leicester & Nottingham||Newcastle-under-Lyme & Telford|
|North East||Leeds, Sheffield, North Shields (potentially moving to Newcastle)||Teesside & Hull|
|North West||Manchester & Liverpool||Carlisle, Burnley, Blackpool and Preston|
|South East||Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge, Reading & Watford||Norwich|
|South West||Bristol, Exeter & Southampton||Bodmin, Havant, Plymouth & Truro|
|Wales||Sittings in Wales are mostly in Cardiff, however approximately 15% are in North Wales and 10% in varied locations around the rest of the country. Travel/subsistence is paid accordingly.||Tribunals also sit regularly in Mold, Pontypridd and Swansea and occasionally at Haverfordwest, Carmarthen, Llanelli, Abergele, Wrexham, Prestatyn, Llandudno and Aberystwyth.|
Please find detailed below the key locations in Scotland and the number of roles anticipated in each. There is a particular requirement for non-legal members who can sit in the north of Scotland.
|Employer Panel||Employee Panel|
* Sittings in Scotland are mostly in the locations listed above, however Tribunals also sit from time to time in other locations including Lerwick, Kirkwall and Stornoway.