Office of Sheriff Principal

The Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland invites applications from suitably qualified individuals who wish to be considered for appointment to the office of Sheriff Principal in the Sheriffdom of Glasgow and Strathkelvin from 1st September 2016.

The Office of Sheriff Principal document, provided by the Judicial Office for Scotland, provides applicants with information about the role. 

Selection is made solely on merit. The Board encourages and welcomes applications from the widest possible range of eligible individuals. The Board would particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups covered by the Equality Act 2010 including women, disabled people and those from an ethnic minority background. 

Further information including eligibility criteria can be obtained from the JABS website or from the Board’s Secretariat, Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland, Thistle House, 91 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5HE, Telephone 0131 528 5101, Email

An Online Application should be completed and submitted no later than midday on Thursday 21st April 2016. On present plans, the interviews will take place on Tuesday 21 June 2016 at the Board’s offices in Edinburgh.

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