Recruitment process underway for new Chair and three Board Members

Scottish Ministers are looking to appoint a new Chair, Solicitor, Advocate and non-legal member to our Board. The new appointment terms will commence from 1 April 2024.

It is essential that our Board has the benefit of skilled and experienced individuals with specialist knowledge, professional perspective, insight, and commitment to contribute to its role of overseeing our performance and strategic development.

Board Recruitment Event

Changing the Chemistry will be hosting an online event on 23 November at 6pm, where you can find out more about the roles and the Scottish Legal Aid Board from our Chair, Ray Macfarlane, Chief Executive, Colin Lancaster, and some of our current Board Members.

There will also be a Q&A session where you can put your questions to the panel.

You can register for this event free at Eventbrite.

Further information and application

Further details on the two Legal and one Non-Legal appointments, as well as an application pack can be found on the Scottish Government’s Public Appointments website.

Further details on the role of the Board Chair and the applications process can be found on the Scottish Government’s Public Appointments website.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 7 December, 5pm.

Current Board Member Steve Humphreys shares some insight into his experience of being on the Board in the video below.

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