Elected Representatives

The Bar Council is responsible for the governance, regulation and representation of the profession. Elected biannually, the Council is comprised of a Chairman, Vice Chairman, Bursar, at least 4 Queen’s Counsel, Junior Counsel and one barrister of less than 3 years in practice.

Chairman: Sarah Ramsey

Vice Chair: Bernard Brady

Bursar: Peter Coll QC

Members of the Bar Council:

Dermot Fee QC

Niall Hunt QC

Eilis McDermott QC

Stephen Quinn QC

Rachel Bergin

Michael Bready

Claire Collins

Tom Fitzpatrick

Michael Forde

Donal Lunny

Grainne Murphy

Michael Sheil

James Toal

Laura Vance

The Bar Council discharges its regulatory functions through the Professional Conduct Committee. The Professional Conduct Committee includes experienced practitioners across a range of legal specialities and two lay representatives.

Chairman: Fiona Doherty QC

Vice Chairman:

David McDowell QC

Sean Smyth

Moira Smyth QC

Leona Askin

Charles MacCreanor QC

Paula O’Kane

Hayley Gregan

Donal Sayers QC

Jackie Orr QC

Adrain Colmer BL

Louise Maguire BL

Barrie MacLatchie (Lay Representative)