Education and Training Committee

Executive:  Rose Malleson

Chair: Nicholas Vineall QC – 4 Pump Court

Vice-Chair: Joanne Wicks QC – Wilberforce Chambers



Jacob Hallam QC – 6 Kings Bench Walk

Fallon Alexis – QEB Hollis Whiteman

India Burnett - HM Treasury Office

Tamsin Cox - Falcon Chambers

Simon Crawshaw - Atkin Chambers

John Goss – 5 Essex Court

Jonathan Goulding - Gough Square Chambers

James Hampson - Competition and Markets Authority

Barry Harwood– Harwood Law Chambers

Rachel Holmes - Matrix Chambers (Chief Executive)

Kate Livesey - 4 Pump Court

Deshpal Panesar QC – Old Square Chambers

Simao Paxi-Cato - Black Antelope Law

Sarah Reid - Kings Chambers

Linda Turnbull - Goldsmith Chambers

Anton van Dellen - Goldsmith Chambers

Liam Kelly - Pupil Barrister, Deans Court Chambers

Odette Hutchinson - Aston Law School

Richard Little - 42 Bedford Row


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. 


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