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Appointment of Standing Junior Counsel to the Advocate General for Scotland

Appointment of Standing Junior Counsel to the Advocate General for Scotland

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Additional note for solicitor advocates 2018

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Application form 2018

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Information for Applicants 2018

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Reference form 2018

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  1. The Advocate General for Scotland invites application from interested junior Counsel for appointment to a panel of Standing Junior Counsel to the Advocate General for Scotland. This panel will include a number of Counsel appointed as Standing Juniors to the Department for Work and Pensions, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, the Ministry of Defence and the Secretary of State for the Home Department, as well as a general panel to deal with work not only for the foregoing, but for all other UK Government Departments and Agencies as required.

  2. Appointment as Standing Junior Counsel is open to any member of the junior Scottish Bar other than Counsel holding appointment as an Advocate Depute, or as Standing Junior Counsel to the Scottish Government.

  3. The Advocate General will appoint one of the panel appointed as Standing Juniors to be First Standing Junior Counsel to the Advocate General for Scotland.

  4. Information for applicants explaining the arrangements and criteria for appointment, together with a copy of the application form and the form to be completed by referees, can be obtained from the website of the Office of the Advocate General at: Office of the Advocate General for Scotland - GOV.UK. Our Privacy Notice and Data Protection Policy which set out how your personal information will be processed by us are also on our website.

  5. Applications should be submitted in accordance with the instructions set out in the information for applicants by no later than midnight on Sunday 17th June 2018.

Published 31 May 2018
Last updated 31 May 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated for May 2018, including new documents
  2. First published.