Young Barristers' Committee

Executive =  Onyeka Onyekwelu

Chair = Richard Hoyle - Essex Court Chambers

Vice-Chair = Athena Markides - Crown Office Chambers



Aadhithya Anbahan - St Ives' Chambers

Alex Cisneros - No 5 Chambers

Tom Cockroft - 3 Temple Gardens

Lucy Conroy - 12 College Place

Katie Cromwell - Essex Court Chambers

Diana Deju - Government Legal Department

Diane Doliveux - Tanfield Chambers

Katherine Duncan - Garden Court Chambers

Helena Duong - 23 Essex Street

Nia Gowman - 30 Park Place

James Holmes - Garden Court Chambers

Katie Longstaff - St Philips Chambers

Francesca Perselli - New Square Chambers

Laurence Page - Hardwicke Building

Michael Polak - Church Court Chambers

Charlotte Pope-Williams - Bank of England

Sam Roake - Red Lion Chambers

Benjamin Seifert - Temple Gardens Chambers

Emmanuel Sheppard - 3 Verulam Buildings

Natasha Shotunde - 5 St Andrew's Hill

Shabana Saleem - Charles Russell Speechlys

Michael Jones - Deans Court Chambers

James Green - Littleton Chambers

Joanne Kane - Carmelite Chambers


The Terms of Reference of the Committee are:

a. To advise the representative committees of the Bar Council on all matters which appear to the Young Barristers' Committee to be of particular concern to young barristers, or upon which advice is sought by other representative committees of the Bar Council, and to liaise with the BSB on such matters as necessary; 

b. To take such steps as seem likely to promote the interests of the Young Bar having regard to the interests of the Bar as whole;

c. To elect a Chair and Vice-Chair amongst their number;

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