PIBA EC Committee


Chair Emily Formby KC 39 Essex Chambers
Vice-Chair Sarah Crowther KC Outer Temple Chambers
Treasurer Nigel Spencer Ley Farrar’s Building
Secretary Richard Wilkinson Temple Garden Chambers
Assistant Secretary Mat Brunning Temple Garden Chambers
Membership Officer Bruno Gil Old Square Chambers
Minutes Secretary John Platts-Mills Devereux Chambers
PIBA Bar Council Rep Charlie Woodhouse KC Old Square Chambers
Elected Committee Members from 2022 AGM (until 2024 AGM)
Stuart McKechnie KC Deka Chambers
John Meredith-Hardy   Farrar's Building
Richard Wilkinson  Temple Garden Chambers
Stephen Cottrell Devereux Chambers
Mat Brunning Temple Garden Chambers
Carin Hunt Outer Temple Chambers
Elected Circuit Reps (from 2023 AGM until 2025 AGM):
Stuart Jamieson ParkLane Plowden (North Eastern)
Louise Asprey St John’s Chambers  (Western)
Gareth McAloon Ropewalk Chambers (Midlands & Oxford)
Marcus Grant Temple Garden Chambers (South Eastern)
Matthew Hooper  7 Harrington Square (Northern)
Alys Williams Civitas Law (Wales & Chester)
Junior Sub-Committee
Carin Hunt Outer Temple (Chair)
Dan Laking 39 Essex Chambers
Marcus Coates-Walker 1 Crown Office Row
Kate Longson Ropewalk Chambers
Anirudh Mandagere Deka Chambers
Spencer Turner 12 KBW


Responsible for Events
Annual Conference: Hannah Saxena, Marcus Coates-Walker
Annual Lecture: Stephen Cottrell, John Platts-Mills
Northern Circuit Conference: Richard Whitehall KC, Matthew Hooper
London Winter Conference:   Charlie Woodhouse KC, Kathy Howells
Continuing Education:   Stephen Cottrell, Angela Frost
Remote Seminars:   Dan Laking, Antonia Ford


Co-opted committee members (as at 25 March 2024):


Andrew Arentsen

Farrar’s Building

Hylton Armstrong

Park Lane Plowden

Judith Ayling KC

39 Essex Chambers

Rehana Azib KC

2 Temple Gardens

Helen Ball

2 Temple Gardens

Leila Benyounes

Park Lane Plowden

James Candlin

12 KBW

Jamie Clarke

Crown Office Chambers

Marcus Coates-Walker

1 Crown Office Row

Emma Corkill

39 Essex

Andrew Davis KC

Crown Office Chambers

Dexter Dias KC

Garden Court Chambers

Lisa Dobie

1 Chancery Lane

Antonia Ford

Pump Court Chambers

Angela Frost

12 KBW

Bruno Gil

Old Square

Laura Hibberd

Deka Chambers

Katherine Howells

Old Square Chambers

Samantha Jones

39 Essex Chambers

Ruwena Khan

Park Square

Daniel Laking

39 Essex Chambers

Edward Lamb KC

Deka Chambers

Sarah Lambert KC


William Latimer-Sayer KC

Cloisters (PIBA rep on the Ogden Committee)

Kate Longson

Ropewalk Chambers

Anirudh Mandagere

Deka Chambers

Martyn McLeish


Meghann McTague

2 Temple Gardens

Helen Mulholland KC

Kings Chambers (link with PNBA with Juliet Stevens)

Jasmine Murphy

Gatehouse Chambers

John Platts-Mills


Sarah Prager KC

Deka Chambers

Rachel Russell

St John's Chambers

Hannah Saxena

Farrar’s Building

Shahram Sharghy


Kane Simons

18 St John Street

Nigel Spencer-Ley

Farrar’s Building

John-Paul Swoboda

12 KBW

Spencer Turner

12 KBW

Richard Whitehall KC

Deans Court

Marc Willems KC

Cobden Chambers

Charlie Woodhouse KC

Old Square Chambers

Emma Zeb

Gatehouse Chambers


PIBA Administrator: Jo Davies

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