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'Take back control' new chair of legal sector body urges barristers

Jan 04, 2018 - City A.M.

THE NEW chair of the representative body for barristers in England and Wales has taken up his position, with a rallying cry to others in his profession to keep it alive.

Andrew Walker QC takes over from Andrew Langdon QC as the chair of the Bar Council.

Walker is a barrister with Maitland Chambers. He was called to the Bar in 1991 and took silk in 2011. He has been on the Bar Council for 12 years and has served as vice-chair.

In his inaugural speech, delivered in December, he u...