PIBA Committee 

Chair Darryl Allen QC Byrom Street Chambers
Vice-Chair Steven Snowden QC  12 KBW
Treasurer Nigel Spencer Ley Farrar’s Building
Secretary Richard Wilkinson Temple Garden Chambers
Assistant Secretary Anna Symington 12 KBW
Membership Officer Andrew Davis Crown Office Chambers
Minutes Secretary Emma Corkill 39 Essex Chambers
Elected Committee Members:
Andrew Davis Crown Office Chambers
Steven Snowden QC 12 KBW
Richard Wilkinson  Temple Garden Chambers
John Meredith-Hardy    Farrar's Building
Stephen Cottrell Devereux Chambers
Christopher Stephenson 9 Gough Square
Elected Circuit Reps:
Stuart Jamieson ParkLane Plowden (North Eastern)
Rachel Russel St John's Chambers (Western)
Mat Brunning No5 (Midlands & Oxford)
Meghann McTague 2TG (South Eastern)
Matthew Hooper  7 Harrington Square (Northern)
Theo Huckle QC Doughty Street (Wales & Chester)

Co-opted committee members (as at 10 July 2019):

Darryl Allen QC

Byrom Street (Chair)

Judith Ayling

39 Essex Chambers

Charlie Bagot QC

Hardwicke (continuing education)

Alex Carrington

12 KBW (formerly elected to Bar Council)

Marcus Coates-Walker

St Johns Chambers

Stephen Cottrell

Devereux Chambers (annual lecture)

Emma Corkill

39 Essex Chambers (Minutes Secretary)

Jason Cox


Sarah Crowther QC

Outer Temple (elected to Bar Council)

Emily Formby

39 Essex Chambers (continuing education)

Adam Gadd

3 Pump Court (minutes secretary)

Elizabeth Gallagher


Rose Harvey-Sullivan

7 Bedford Row

Katherine Howells

Old Square Chambers (London Conference)

Stuart Jamieson

ParkLane Plowden (formerly elected to Bar Council)

Christopher Kennedy QC

9 St John Street

Daniel Laking


Sarah Lambert QC


William Latimer-Sayer QC


Kate Longson


Athena Markides

Crown Office Chambers (elected to Bar Council)

Martyn McLeish


Richard Methuen QC

12 KBW (PIBA rep on the Ogden Committee)

Jasmine Murphy


Kate Parker

Civitas, Cardiff

Susan Rodway QC

39 Essex Chambers (link with PNBA)

Paul Russell QC

12 KBW

David Sanderson

12 KBW

Hannah Saxena

Farrar’s Building (assisting with annual conference)

Shahram Sharghy

9 Gough Square

Nigel Spencer-Ley

Farrar’s Building (Treasurer)

Derek Sweeting QC

7 Bedford Row (elected to Bar Council)

John-Paul Swoboda


Anna Symington

12 KBW (annual conference, with Mat)

James Weston

7 Bedford Row

Richard Whitehall

Deans Court (Northern Circuit Conference)

Thea Wilson

12 KBW (formerly elected to Bar Council

Charlie Woodhouse

Old Square Chambers (London Conference)

Emma Zeb

St John's Chambers


Responsible for events:

Annual Conference:

Mat Brunning, Anna Symington, Hannah Saxena

Annual Lecture:

Stephen Cottrell, Emma Corkill

Northern Circuit Conference:

Richard Whitehall, Matthew Hooper

London Winter Conference:

Charlie Woodhouse, Kathy Howells

Continuing Education:

Charlie Bagot QC, Emily Formby


Latest Events

Webinar: Wellbeing in the time of Covid-19

Apr 01, 2020   Title: Wellbeing in the time of Covid-19 Speaker:  Theo Huckle QC, Denise Owen and Elizabeth Gallagher Date/Time: Weds 1 April...... find out more→


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Webinar: Back and neck injury claims for juniors

Apr 08, 2020   Title: Back and neck injury claims for juniors Speaker:  Mike Foy, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Date/Time: Weds 8 April 2020, 4pm...... find out more→

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