Bar Pro Bono Committee

Executive
Sam Mercer

Chair
Alison Padfield - 4 New Square

Members
Scott Baldwin - St. Mary's Chambers (Clerk)
Gary Blaker QC - Selborne Chambers
Toby Brown - South Square
Jess Campbell - Bar Pro Bono Unit
Natasha Joffe - Outer Temple Chambers
Lucinda Orr - Enyo Law LLP
Andrew Moran QC - Serle Court
John Nicholson - Kenworthy's Chambers
Sarah Phillimore - St John's Chambers
Sam Roake - Charter Chambers
Zimran Samuel - 42 Bedford Row
Samantha Singer - QEB Queen Elizabeth Building
Eleanor Holland - 4 Stone Buildings
Paula Sofowora - Senior Legal Counsel, Zurich
Leanne Targett-Parker - 10 Kings Bench Walk
Dermot Keating - 25 Bedford Row
Rory Cochrane - Devereux Chambers 
Thomas de la Mare QC -  Blackstone Chambers 

The Terms of Reference are: 

  1. To gather from time to time information about the Bar's pro bono activity (including pro bono legal work and non-legal voluntary work;    

  2. To review from time to time the Bar's pro bono activities and to consider efficiencies and/or solutions where necessary; 

  3. To engage with others in the pro bono community and elsewhere in relation to pro bono matters on behalf of the Bar Council; 

  4. To liaise with the Communications Team about increasing the awareness and knowledge of the Bar's pro bono activity; 

  5. To take such other steps in relation to the Bar's pro bono activity as appear to the Bar Pro Bono Committee to be in the interests of justice and in the interests of the Bar.