Remuneration Committee

Executives =  Adrian Vincent, Emily Timcke

Chair = Nick Bacon QC - 4 New Square

Chair = Neil Hawes QC - Charter Chambers

Vice-Chair = Mike Horne QC - Serjeants' Inn Chambers

Vice-Chair = Tom Little QC - 9 Gough Square

Vice-Chair = Martyn McLeish - Cloisters

Vice-Chair = Greg Williams - Coram Chambers



Sean O'Sullivan QC - 4 Pump Court

Shiva Ancliffe - Coram Chambers

Simon Boutwood - Harcourt Chambers (clerk/chambers director)

Geoffrey Carr - No 5 (London)

Catherine Collins - 33 Chancery Lane

Greg Cox - Simpson Millar LLP Solicitors (solicitor)

Richard Croxson - Govericks Limited

Martin Dyke - Serjeants' Inn Chambers (clerk/chief executive)

Nicola Greaney - 39 Essex Chambers

Nicholas Horsley - Coram Chambers

Rick Hoyle - Essex Court Chambers

Geoff Payne - 25 Bedford Row

Tom Payne - Red Lion Chambers

Martin Secrett - 9 Bedford Row (clerk)

Daniel Sternberg - 9-12 Bell Yard

Tom Street - Doughty Street Chambers (clerk)

David Taylor - No5 Chambers

Deborah Tompkinson - Clerksroom Barristers

Alan Tunkel - 3 Stone Buildings

Richard Vallat QC - Pump Court Tax Chambers

Sarah Vine - 187 Fleet Street 

Jacqueline Wall - 15 Winckley Square

Nicholas Worsley - Zenith Chambers


The Terms of Reference of the Committee are to provide support to the Bar Council in taking forward the aspects of its strategic plan that relate to remuneration and taxation and to advise its members on remuneration matters generally. This will include:

a. Leading Bar Council consultation responses on remuneration and taxation issues;

b. Hosting and attending stakeholder meetings and proactively lobbying decision-making bodies;

c. Monitoring the effect of changes to legal aid and private funding regimes;

d. Considering and revising the terms upon which barristers accept work;

e. Overseeing an efficient Fees Collection and Joint Tribunal Service;

f. Providing advice to the Bar in remuneration matters, including legal aid, private funding and barristers' taxation and pensions;

g. The Remuneration Committee will support all other strategic aims of the Bar Council, as published.