Education and Training Committee

Executive = Ben Burns

Chair = Guy Fetherstonhaugh QC - Falcon Chambers

Vice-Chair = Joanne Wicks QC - Wilberforce Chambers

Vice Chair = Nick Vineall QC - 4 Pump Court



Fallon Alexis - QEB HW

India Burnett - HM Treasury Office 

Tamsin Cox - Falcon Chambers

Simon Crawshaw - Atkin Chambers

Thomas Crockett - 1 Chancery Lane

Gemma de Cordova - Tanfield Chambers

Jonathan Goulding - Gough Square Chambers 

James Hampson - Employed Bar

Jacob Hallam QC - 6KBW

Simao Paxi-Cato - Black Antelope Law

Sarah Reid - Kings Chambers

Sean Brunton QC -  Colleton Chambers

Simon Heptonstall - Crown Prosecution Services

Kate Livesey - 4 Pump Court

Naomi Madderson - 37 Park Square Chambers

Francesca O'Neill - 1 Chancery Lane

Matthew Reeve - Quadrant Chambers

Gordon Stables - St Johns Buildings

Jessica Stephens - 5 Pump Court

Anton van Dellen - Goldsmith Chambers

Rachel Holmes - Chief Executive, Matrix Chambers


The Terms of Reference of the Committee are:

a. To provide careers advice to prospective barristers (of all backgrounds) about the Bar (including through outreach work in schools and universities);

b. To provide information about the Bar and role of law through outreach work in schools and universities;

c. To keep under review the arrangements for qualification and training for practice as a barrister and propose any changes to the BSB;

d. To keep under review policy and practice for continuing professional development and propose any changes in policy to the BSB; 

e. To provide advice and services to chambers and other bodies seeking to recruit and train barristers;

f. To identify areas where barristers require additional training/professional development;

g. To respond to proposals from the BSB, the Law Society, the Inns' Council, the Legal Services' Board and other bodies in respect of the education and training of lawyers generally

h. To support the strategic aims of the Bar Council, as published.  


Jacob Hallam QC - 6KBW
Simao Paxi-Cato - Invictus
Sarah Reid - Kings Chambers
Sean Brunton QC -  Colleton Chambers