Remuneration Committee

Executives: Adrian Vincent and Kathy Wong

Co-Chair: Nicholas Bacon QC - 4 New Square

Co-Chair: Neil Hawes QC - Charter Chambers

Civil (Public) Vice-Chair: Mike Horne QC - Serjeants' Inn Chambers

Criminal Vice-Chair: Tom Little QC - 9 Gough Square

Civil (Private) Vice-Chair: Martyn McLeish - Cloisters

Family Vice-Chair: Greg Williams - Coram Chambers



Sean O'Sullivan QC - 4 Pump Court

Richard Vallat QC - Pump Court Tax Chambers

Shiva Ancliffe - Coram Chambers

Scott Baldwin - Clerk

Gary Brown - 3 Temple Gardens (Senior Clerk)

Geoff Carr - No5 (Director of Clerking)

Catherine Collins - 33 Chancery Lane

Greg Cox - Simpson Millar LLP Solicitors (Solicitor)

Richard Croxson - Clerksroom

Tim Devlin - Furnival Chambers

Katherine Duncan - Garden Court Chambers

Martin Dyke - Serjeants' Inn Chambers (Joint Chief Executive)

Nicola Greaney 39 Essex Chambers 

Geoff Payne - 25 Bedford Row    

Alison Pickup - Public Law Project (Legal Director)

Martin Secrett - Chambers Director, 9 Bedford Row  

Daniel Sternberg - Temple Garden Chambers

David Taylor - St Johns Buildings

Alan Tunkel - Three Stone

Nicholas Worsley - St Paul's 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.


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