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JUDICIAL SHADOWING SCHEME
APPLICATION FORM
Please complete this form in type or write clearly in black ink and BLOCK CAPITALS.
Please complete carefully as any gaps in your application may cause delay in arranging your
shadowing placement.
PERSONAL DETAILS
Full Name
(as registered with
professional body)
Name by which you prefer
to be known (if different)
Title
Mr/Mrs/Ms/Doctor/Other
Date of Birth
DD/MM/YY
Daytime telephone
number
Mobile phone number
Email address
Home address
Professional address
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1. HIGH COURT
(Belfast only)
Judicial Review Family Commercial
Queen's Bench Chancery Bail
Other
2.
COUNTY COURT
Crown Civil Civil
(County Court Judge) (County Court Judge) (District Judge)
3.
MASTERS
Probate Matrimonial Queen's Bench and Appeals Taxation
Chancery Bankruptcy Office of Care and Protection
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION
Barrister Year of Call
Solicitor Law Society Roll Number
Doctor GMC Registration Number
Land Valuation RICS and/or IAVI Number
Years and months in practice
COURTS, COMMISSIONS & TRIBUNALS IN NORTHERN IRELAND
Please insert an "X" where you would like to shadow.
Please note that you can apply for ONE shadowing placement in any one calendar year.
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4. SMALL CLAIMS COURT
5. MAGISTRATES' COURT
6. CORONERS' COURT
Please indicate below your choice of Court Division for shadowing.
Belfast Antrim Londonderry Newtownards
Omagh Armagh Craigavon
7. APPEALS TRIBUNAL
If you wish to shadow in the Appeals Tribunal, please tick your preferred location.
Belfast Omagh
(full-time venue) (full-time venue)
Ballymena Armagh
Ballymoney Cookstown
Banbridge Dungannon
Coleraine Enniskillen
Downpatrick Limavady
Newry Londonderry
Newtownards Lurgan
Strabane Magherafelt
8. CARE TRIBUNAL
(Belfast)
9. CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION APPEALS PANEL
(Belfast)
10. INDUSTRIAL TRIBUNALS & FAIR EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL
(Belfast)
11. LANDS TRIBUNAL FOR NORTHERN IRELAND
(Belfast)
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12. MENTAL HEALTH REVIEW TRIBUNAL
(As MHRT sits at various hospitals throughout NI, the location
of shadowing will be agreed directly with the Tribunal.)
13. NORTHERN IRELAND VALUATION TRIBUNAL
(Belfast)
14. PLANNING APPEALS COMMISSION
(Belfast)
15. THE OFFICE OF SOCIAL SECURITY COMMISSIONERS
& CHILD SUPPORT COMMISSIONERS
(Due to the nature of the work, the Chief Commissioner will
provide a 2 hour semi-formal overview. Shadowing in the
Appeal Tribunals will also give an insight into this area of law.)
16. SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS & DISABILITY TRIBUNAL
(Belfast)
17. TRAFFIC PENALITY TRIBUNAL
(Belfast)
If you have an interest in a specific area or would like to shadow somewhere not listed, please state and
we will enquire on your behalf:
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To assist us in providing the most rewarding shadowing experience, we would appreciate
some information which we will share with the Court, Commission or Tribunal in which you
have expressed an interest.
Please succinctly tell us something about:
1. Your experience
2. What motivated you to apply for judicial shadowing?
3. What you hope to gain from the experience?
4. How did you hear about the Judicial Shadowing Scheme?
AVAILABILITY
Please indicate unsuitable dates for placement within the next 6 months.
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REASONABLE ADJUSTMENTS
If you have a disability, under the meaning of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, please
indicate if you have particular requirements that the Court, Commission or Tribunal needs to
be made aware of.
DECLARATION
I declare that I have a genuine interest in judicial shadowing and that the information I have
given is true. I understand that judicial shadowing will give me privileged access to
individuals and case information.
I undertake not to discuss with anyone this information, the content of any conversation I
may have with judicial office holder/s or related issues such as the lay-out of any Court,
Commission or Tribunal buildings.
I give an undertaking to immediately notify the judicial office holder, and the relevant Court,
Commission or Tribunal office should a conflict of interest (whether direct or indirect)
become apparent at any time before, during or after my placement. Should a conflict of
interest become apparent during the placement, I undertake to remove myself from the
discussion or hearing immediately.
Please sign, or type name if submitting electronically.
Name
Date
You can email this completed form to:
judicialappointments@nijac.gov.uk
Or you can print it off and post it to:
The Judicial Shadowing Scheme Administrator
NIJAC
10-14 Victoria Street
Belfast BT1 3GG
Tel: 028 9056 9108
If you require this form in an alternative format please contact the JSS Administrator (details
above).
Thank you for your interest and application.
We would appreciate it if you would also complete the Equity Monitoring Form.
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