×

FRC- Financial Reporting Council

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Tribunals

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £1100 per day

  • Contact:

    Anna Byrne

  • Contact email:

    a.byrne@frc.org.uk

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    05 June 2022

Legal Chair of the FRC Tribunal Panel

The FRC Tribunal Panel hears public interest disciplinary matters involving UK actuaries, accountants and audit firms which have been brought by the FRC under its disciplinary schemes or procedures.

The independent Appointment Committee responsible for the composition of Tribunal Panels is now looking to appoint five new members to serve as Legal Chairs for these Tribunals.

The Committee invites applications from individuals who are:

a) A lawyer (current or former member of the judiciary, a barrister, an advocate or a solicitor), with a preference for, but not limited to, those with a chancery or commercial law background and an understanding of financial statements and actuarial work.

b) Experienced in reading, analysing and distilling substantial volumes of documentation, both in paper and electronic format.

c) Confident in directing and leading multiple-week hearings efficiently.

d) Experienced in writing up final decisions on complex matters in a timely, succinct and logical manner, providing clear evidential reasons for the Tribunal’s conclusions.

e) Competent in facilitating constructive discussions and building consensus within a multi-disciplinary Panel.

In addition, candidates should:

a) Have a strong interest in ensuring fairness and justice and reaching evidence-based, proportionate decisions which serve and promote the public interest

b) Be looking to utilise their skills and experience in a unique and challenging role

c) Want to help secure and maintain public confidence in the high standards and integrity of the accounting and audit professions in the UK.

d) Be open-minded and willing to act as a member of a team of highly competent professionals

e) Have not been an employee of an audit firm, an accountancy professional body or the FRC within the last three years (please see the full eligibility criteria in the job information pack)

Closing date for qualified legal chairs is 6 June 2022.

Interviews will be on Monday 4th and Friday 8th July.

For more information on how to apply and the application form please visit the FRC’s NonExecutive appointments page. or contact Anna Byrne on a.byrne@frc.org.uk

Job of the Week

Course of the Week

Strategic Moves

Temple Church Female Choral Scholarships Academic Year 2022/23

Opportunity for female sopranos/contraltos in secondary education, or who have recently finished secondary education but have not yet begun tertiary education.Eligibility includes children of members of the Bar

Top five tax-year-end opportunities

Download a FREE guide about the top five tax-year-end opportunities

Offshore law: the view from the Caribbean

Why barristers are taking their practice offshore: a Q and A with Charlotte Morrish, former barrister and now legal recruiter at SteppingStones Legal

CIArb Roebuck Lecture 2021

'The impact of the Singapore Mediation Convention, both on mediation and arbitration' to be delivered by Hon Lady Justice Joyce Aluoch EBS CBS MCIArb, (Rtd) Judge, Certified International Mediator

A career in governance

Making a move from the Bar to a career in governance: Maria Brookes outlines three good reasons to switch and how to do it

Barristers of the digital future

Ins Rivera explains how speech recognition can help barristers create accurate documentation faster