26 April 2018

Recruitment of next Chair of the Bar Standards Board

6 April 2014

The Bar Standards Board (BSB) is now recruiting for a lay Chair to succeed Baroness Deech QC (Hon), whose term of office ends on 31 December 2014. The new Chair will provide visible leadership of the BSB at a critical time in the Bar's history.

The successor to Baroness Deech will be appointed by an Independent Appointments Panel for a three year fixed term, starting 1 January 2015. This can be renewed once for up to a further three years.

The closing date for applications is Friday 9 May 2014.

Candidates who wish their application to be considered after 9 May should contact Heidrick & Struggles on 020 7075 4000.

Only candidates considered to be lay are eligible to apply. Practising barristers and solicitors or any authorised person in relation to an activity that is a reserved legal activity are ineligible.

For more information, please see http://www.heidrick.com/bsbchair.

ENDS

Contact: for media enquiries please contact Eugene Grant on 0207 6111 452 or via EGrant@barstandardsboard.org.uk.