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Judge Susan Walker to be appointed as President of the Employment Tribunal (Scotland)
May 27, 2022
Following intimation of the upcoming retirement of Judge Shona Simon, President of the Employment Tribunals (Scotland), a recruitment exercise was conducted to select a successor. Judge Susan Walker, current Vice President of the Employment Tribunal (Scotland) was recommended to the Lord President by the panel and will be appointed to the role of President of Employment Tribunals (Scotland) with effect from 16 July 2022.
The Judicial Institute has published a Recovery Plan setting out its strategy for 2022/23 as it continues to support justice in Scotland through the provision of the highest standard of judicial training and education.
New President and Vice-President of the Sheriff Appeal Court appointed
Apr 21, 2022
Following the upcoming retirements of Sheriff Principal Mhairi Stephen and Sheriff Principal Duncan Murray, the Lord President has appointed Sheriff Principal Marysia Lewis as President of the Sheriff Appeal Court and Sheriff Principal Craig Turnbull as Vice-President