President for the First-tier Tribunal, General Regulatory Chamber

Alexander Green has been appointed as the President of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland, General Regulatory Chamber.

Mr Green, a graduate of St Andrews and Aberdeen Universities, qualified as a solicitor in England & Wales in 1993 and in Scotland in 1995. He was a partner in an international law firm until 2006, when he established his own solicitors’ practice, which he ran until 2018. 

He sits as a fee paid judge in the Employment Tribunal (England & Wales) and the First Tier Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Tribunal). He is also the Procurator Fiscal for the Court of the Lord Lyon and is an experienced mediator.

He previously worked as a Tutor for the Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Practice for Robert Gordon University and as a committee member for paralegal registration in Scotland with the Law Society of Scotland Standing Committee for Registered Paralegal. He was an external examiner for the Solicitors Regulation Authority assigned to the University of Law.

Mr Green was appointed as Chamber President on 1 May 2019.

Notes to editors

The General Regulatory Chamber is a Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland, which was created by the Tribunals (Scotland) Act 2014.

In January 2018 the functions of the Scottish Charity Appeals Panel were transferred to the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland and allocated to the General Regulatory Chamber.

The Charity Appeals jurisdiction of the First-tier Tribunal deals with appeals against decisions made by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR), the body which regulates charitable activity in Scotland.

For more information visit: www.generalregulatorychamber.scot.