Chairmen of ACCA’s disciplinary and regulatory committees
ACCA’s Appointments Board is seeking applications from those interested in becoming chairmen of ACCA’s Disciplinary and Regulatory Committees.
Role The key responsibilities of the role are to:
ensure the smooth running of the hearing
ensure the committee considers all of the information presented so that it may make a decision based on the facts and the evidence in accordance with the relevant regulations and legal principles
lead discussions, involving all panel members, reaching well-reasoned decisions
ensure advice as necessary is obtained from the legal adviser to prevent any procedural irregularity or errors of law
ensure clear and robust written reasons for decision are recorded.
Fees and hearings:
when sitting as a chairman, a fee of £650 (including VAT) per hearing day will be paid. This fee includes recording the committee’s decisions, approval of minutes and dealing with any pre-hearing/post-hearing matters
when sitting as a panel member, a fee of £400 (including VAT) per hearing day will be paid. This fee includes reading the papers in advance
£70 (inclusive of VAT) will be paid for the consideration and determination of adjournment applications. This fee includes the production of reasons for decision
£100 (inclusive of VAT) will be paid for the consideration and determination of permission to appeal applications. This fee includes the production of reasons for decision
£400 per day (including VAT) will be paid for any other meetings and training days, which chairmen are required to attend.
Hearings take place throughout the week. The dates on which each chairman will attend will be agreed provisionally, well in advance, and confirmed as cases are listed. Chairmen will be expected to sit approximately 15 to 20 days per year.
able to consider and analyse large amounts of written and oral evidence
a team player with the confidence to think and act clearly under pressure
experience of chairing.
Apply Further information and details of how to apply is available online, via email or telephone 020 7059 5673.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 12:00 on Thursday 1 October 2015. Interviews will take place week commencing 9 November 2015.