Baroness Tessa Blackstone
Chair & Lay Member

Member of the House of Lords

Chair, Trustees of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Chair, Orbit Group (housing association)

Chair, Trustees of the Asthma UK & British Lung Foundation Partnership


Naomi Ellenbogen QC
Vice-Chair and Barrister Member

Member, Littleton Chambers

Deputy High Court Judge

Recorder of the Crown Court

ADR Group-accredited mediator

Member of Sport Resolutions’ panel of arbitrators and mediators

Bencher of Gray's Inn

Member, South Eastern Circuit


Member, Bar Yacht Club

Alison Allden OBE
Lay Member

Non-exec Trustee and Board member and Deputy Chair Regent's University London

Non-exec Trustee and Board member and Vice-Chair Richmond American International University London

Non-exec Board member Study Group UK

External Member of the Information Services Committee Cambridge University

Trustee of The Gloucestershire County History Trust

Senior Advisor with Wells Advisory UK, a higher education consultancy

Lara Fielden
Lay Member

Board member of the Independent Press Standards Organisation (appointed September 2020 - remunerated post)

Research Associate/Journalist Fellow supervisor, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ) since 2011 (remunerated post)

Advisory Board member for the University of Sheffield Department of Journalism Studies (since 2016) (un-remunerated post)

Represents the BSB on the Bar Tribunal & Adjudication Service (BTAS) Strategic Advisory Board

Steven Haines
Lay Member

Co - head of the Friends Of Manor House School.

Vice - Captain Elect Effingham Golf Club 

Non - executive on a new start up Mathmatico (on line learning business) 

Andrew Mitchell QC
Barrister Member

Self-employed barrister at Fountain Court Chambers

Member of Middle Temple

Member of the Commercial Bar Association

Member of the London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association

Member of the PCC of the BSB from 2010 until December 2014

Married to a barrister in civil law chambers

Ms Elizabeth Prochaska
Barrister Member

Chair, Public Law Project

Chair, Birthrights, NGO campaigning on maternity care

Irena Sabic
Barrister Member

Member of Garden Court Chambers

Trustee and Board member of Trauma Treatment International

Nicola Sawford
Lay Member

Trustee at the charity Changing Faces

Company secretary for Michael Hadi Associates Limited, husband's structural engineering company

Champion of the First 100 years women in law project

Trustee and Treasurer at The Access to Justice Foundation

Chair for the Chelmer Housing Partnership

Observer member of the Managing Partners Forum Advisory Board (wef Oct 17)

Advisor at Legl (wef Jan 2018)

Chair, Milton Keynes Development Partnership (MKDP)

Adam Solomon QC
Barrister Member

Director and Trustee of Law for All (charity)

Kathryn Stone OBE
Lay Member

Advisor to an EU Peace Programme

Independent adjudicator for the Rail Ombudsman

Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards (wef 1 Jan 18)

Dr Leslie Thomas QC
Barrister Member

Member of the INQUEST lawyers (a national pool of lawyers who are willing and able to provide preparation and legal representation for bereaved families)

Member of the Standards Committee for the LB of Lewisham

Council Member of the JUSTICE organisation

Stephen Thornton CBE
Lay Member

Member of the Nursing and Midwifery Council

Executive Director of the Multi-Operator Self Exclusion Scheme for Betting Shops (MOSES)

Chair, Cambridge City Food Bank

Volunteer Generalist Adviser at Cambridge and District Citizens Advice Bureau

Elder of Downing Place United Reformed Church, Cambridge