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This role allows those with experience of workplace norms and practices an opportunity to use their expertise in an interesting, challenging and rewarding way, by joining the Tribunals lay judiciary and playing a crucial part in delivering a fair hearing and a just outcome to those involved in employment disputes.
Being a non-legal member provides you with an opportunity to give something back and serve your community as a holder of judicial office. Judicial office-holders must take an oath/affirmation of allegiance to the Crown and must swear to do right to all manner of people, without fear or favour, affection or ill will. A copy of the oath/affirmation is provided in the (Candidate Information Pack). An obvious aspect of this is to treat people equally under the law. You may find it helpful to read the Bangalore Principles (here), the Guide to Judicial Conduct (here) and the Equal Treatment Bench Book (here), to bring to life what this means.
Below, current non-legal members have briefly described the value that they gain from this office and further full profiles are available (here).