Friday 26 December 2014

Barristers elect new chairman

Dearbhail McDonald Legal Editor

Published 10/07/2014 | 02:30

Council chair: David Barniville
Council chair: David Barniville

SENIOR Counsel David Barniville has been elected as chairman of the Bar Council, the ruling body for the country's barristers.

The commercial lawyer and arbitrator, who was elected a Bencher of the King's Inns two years ago, succeeds David Nolan SC as head of the representative body for the country's 2,300 barristers.

Mr Barniville, a married father of three, is a former member of the Legal Aid Board, as well as of the Competition and Mergers Review Group, and has held numerous other high- profile posts.

Irish Independent

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