Constitution and governing documents
The Bar Council membership is made up of approximately 115 barristers who are elected or who represent the Inns, Circuits and other interest groups. The Bar Council meets about seven times a year. The Council elects its Chair, Vice-Chair and Treasurer.
You can also view details of Bar Council meetings, including forthcoming dates and the minutes of past meetings, plus the Constitution and the Standing Orders for Committees of the Bar Council and the Standing Orders for Joint Committees.
Much of the Bar Council's work is co-ordinated and carried out by individual Committees, made up of both members of the Bar Council and co-opted individuals.
The Bar Council nominate Barristers to different appointments. Below is a list of the appointments current for 2023.
Faisel Sadiq – ICLR Bar Council Representative
Melissa Coutino – ICLR Bar Council Representative
Gavin Mansfield KC – Access to Justice Foundation Trustee
Leslie Thomas KC – KCA Selection Panel Barrister Member
Matthew Chapman KC – KCA Selection Panel Barrister Member
Robin Allen KC – KCA Complaints Committee Senior Member
Benjamin Wood – ICBET Trustee
Imran Benson – ICBET Trustee
William East – ICBET Trustee
Kiril Waite – ICBET Trustee
Greville Healey – Land Registration Rule Committee Member
Richard Jones KC – IFoA Disciplinary Appointments Chair
Aswini Weereratne KC – IFoA Deputy Chair of the Appeals Tribunal
Nkumbe Ekaney KC – Judicial Appointments Commission Advisory Group
Andrew Skelly – Civil Justice Council Pre-Action Protocol Working Group