Alison Padfield QC appointed Chair of Bar Council Legal Services Committee

The Bar Council Chair for 2020, Amanda Pinto QC, has appointed Alison Padfield QC of 4 New Square Chair of the Bar Council Legal Services Committee with effect from 1 January 2020.


Alison is an elected member of the Bar Council. As Chair of the Legal Services Committee, she will also sit on the Bar Council General Management Committee.


The Legal Services Committee is one of 12 Bar Council Committees. Its remit includes consideration of matters affecting the administration of justice, and monitoring and liaising with the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund.