Bar Pro Bono Committee

Executive = Sam Mercer

Chair = Alison Padfield QC - 4 New Square

Vice-Chair = Leanne Targett-Parker - 7 Harrington Street



Gary Blaker QC - Selborne Chambers

Andrew Moran QC - Serle Court

Scott Baldwin - St. Mary's Chambers (Clerk)

Toby Brown - South Square

Jess Campbell - Bar Pro Bono Unit (Chief Excutive)

Rory Cochrane - Devereux Chambers 

Thomas de la Mare QC -  Blackstone Chambers

Eleanor Holland - 4 Stone Buildings

Natasha Joffe - Outer Temple Chambers

John Nicholson - Kenworthy's Chambers

Lucinda Orr - Enyo Law LLP

Sarah Phillimore - St John's Chambers

Sam Roake - Red Lion Chambers

Zimran Samuel - 42 Bedford Row

Samantha Singer - QEB Queen Elizabeth Building


The terms of reference of the Committee are:

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

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

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

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

e. 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