Boards

Bar Representation Board

Chairman
Mr Richard Atkins QC
Fiona Jackson

Vice-Chairman
Lucinda Orr

Secretary
Carol Harris

Members
Mark Hatcher
Melissa Coutinho
Shobana Iyer
Mark Rushton
William Dean
Robin Jackson
Taryn Lee QC
Andrew Langdon QC
Hannah Kinch
James Kitching
Hefin Rees QC
Paul Mosson
James Pewsey
Rupert Jones
Max Hardy


The Bar Representation Board's terms of reference are as follows:

a. To develop and keep under review a strategy for the provision of services to the Bar;

b. To provide strategic direction and support to the Director of Services in relation to the development and implementation of services to members;

c. To ensure that services are fit for purpose, competitively priced (if commercial) and meet the needs of the members of the Bar;

d. To ensure that the Services function provides a portfolio of commercial services which generate incremental revenue for the Bar Council;

e. To make recommendations on new services and revenue opportunities to the Finance Committee, General Management Committee and Bar Council as appropriate;

f. To consider whether any currently out-sourced services can be brought in-house for the benefit of the profession and the Bar council;

g. To ensure that contractual arrangements with third party service providers offer appropriate protection for the Bar Council and safeguard its reputation and financial standing;

h. To conduct research into members’ needs to support proposals for new services as appropriate;

i. To oversee the work of the Bar Conference Organising Board;

j. To oversee the work of the Bar Nursery Committee;

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