Chair of the Strategic Advisory Board

On behalf of the Council of the Inns of Court, The Bar Tribunals and Adjudication Service (BTAS) is the body responsible for administering Disciplinary Tribunals and other hearings for barristers. It also organises hearings to consider the conduct of individuals who hope to be ‘Called to the Bar’ and become a barrister.

BTAS is now seeking to recruit a new Chair for its Strategic Advisory Board (the ‘SAB’). The SAB is a source of independent advice, support and challenge to BTAS on strategic issues and risks. The Chair’s role is to provide leadership to the SAB, ensuring that the expertise and insight of its membership is harnessed so that it develops and oversees strategies that will result in tangible improvements to BTAS’ work.

BTAS is seeking an individual, who is not legally qualified, with an excellent track record in chairing organisations that inhabit a complex environment and where working in the public interest is paramount.

Further details: The Chair is eligible to claim an fee of £300 per day (or £150 per half-day) for attendance at meetings. All reasonable expenses will be paid. Further information about the post is provided in the Role Description available here.

Applications should be received by noon on Friday 20th December 2019, emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and made by way of CV with a covering letter setting out suitability for the role. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted in early January 2020.



COIC values equality and diversity

We are committed to ensuring its processes and procedures are fair, transparent and free from unlawful discrimination. To ensure we are treating candidates fairly, we monitor all stages of the appointment process. We therefore ask that you complete an Equality and Diversity monitoring form and submit this with your application.

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