Ethics Committee

Executive: Sarah Richardson

Chair: Rachel Langdale QC – 7 Bedford Row

Vice-Chair: James Hines QC – 3 Raymond Buildings

Vice-Chair: Stephen Kenny QC – 7KBW

Vice-Chair: Cathryn McGahey QC – Temple Garden Chambers

Vice-Chair: Fenner Moeran QC – Wilberforce Chambers



Caroline Carberry QC – Furnival Chambers

Francis FitzGibbon QC – 23 Essex Street

Steven Gasztowicz QC – Cornerstone Barristers

Nicholas Goodwin QC – Harcourt Chambers

Susan Grocott QC – Deans Court Chambers

Tom Leech QC - Herbert Smith Freehills

Richard Miller QC – Three New Square

Edmund Vickers QC – Red Lion Chambers

Steven Bailey – No5 Barristers Chambers

Brian Cahill – Barrister

Christopher Convey – 33 Chancery Lane

Helena Duong – 23 Essex Street

Mark Fell – Radcliffe Chambers

Martha Gray – Harcourt Chambers

Charlotte Reynolds – 12 Kings Bench Walk

Andrew Granville Stafford- 4 Kings Bench Walk

Tony McDaid – Chief Executive and Director of Clerking, No5 Chambers

Deepak Nagpal – 1 Kings Bench Walk

Deshpal Panesar QC – Old Square Chambers

Clare Strickland – Nursery and Midwifery Council

Danny Robinson – 5 Kings Bench Walk

Susan Jones - 3 Paper Building Chambers 


The Terms of Reference of the Committee are:

a. To keep under review the rules and guidance governing practice as a barrister and to develop proposals for submission to the BSB;

b. To respond to proposals from the BSB and other bodies in respect of the professional conduct and ethics of lawyers;

c. To guide and assist the Bar and other representative committees on issues of professional conduct and ethics, including through the ethical enquiries service;

d. To oversee the work of the ethical enquiries service;

e. To assist in responding to requests to the Bar Council (including from overseas) concerning the professional conduct and ethics of lawyers;

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


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