October 9, 2007
Vice Chairman of Bar announced
Desmond Browne QC to take up post in January 2008
The Bar Council has announced its officers for 2008 and Joint-Head of 5RB, Desmond Browne QC has been elected as Vice-Chairman of the Bar.
The full list of officers is
- Chairman: Timothy Dutton QC
- Vice-Chairman: Desmond Browne QC
- Treasurer: Andrew Mitchell QC
The Bar Council is the professional body for barristers in England and Wales. It provides representation and services for the Bar, and guidance on issues of professional practice.
A ring-fenced body, the Bar Standards Board, has been established by the Bar Council to deal with the regulation of barristers.
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