Professional Conduct Committee – Legally Qualified Member

Contract Type
Practice Area
Legal Support
Scotland wide + rest of UK
£595 a day + expenses
0-2 yrs, 3 -4 yrs, 5+ yrs
The Architects Registration Board (ARB) was established by Parliament in 1997 to regulate the architects’ profession in the UK.

Job Description

ARB wishes to appoint two legally qualified persons to chair hearings of its Professional Conduct Committee, as required by the Architects Act 1997. The Professional Conduct Committee considers allegations of unacceptable professional conduct and serious professional incompetence against architects at public hearings.  The appointments will commence from September 2020.         

If you are interested in applying for this position, you must:

  • be a solicitor registered with the Solicitors Regulation Authority or the Law Society of Scotland; or a barrister registered with the Bar Standards Board or the Faculty of Advocates;
  • be experienced in chairing tribunals of professional regulators
  • have a good knowledge of regulatory law
  • display excellent communication skills
  • be available for at least 30 days a year
  • be willing to travel within the UK

In return, we offer £595 a day for attendance at Committee hearings and training sessions, as well as reasonable expenses for travel and subsistence.  All payments are subject to tax and National Insurance.

Please note that we will not accept applications unless they are submitted on the ARB application form.  The closing date for completed applications is 4.30pm Friday 12th June 2020, and no applications will be accepted once this deadline has expired.

Interviews will take place on Friday 26th June 2020 via video link.

No agencies please. 

The ARB is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in its workforce.