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The joint head of 5 Raymond Buildings Desmond Browne QC has been appointed the Bar Council’s chair-elect for 2009, it was announced today (9 October).
The joint head of 5 Raymond Buildings, Desmond Browne QC, has been appointed the Bar Council’s chair-elect for 2009, it was announced today (9 October).
Browne, a media law specialist who was called to the bar in 1969 and took silk in 1990, will take on the role of chair after spending 2008 as the council’s vice-chair.
Timothy Dutton QC of Fountain Court chambers will take over as chair of the Bar Council for 2008 when Geoffrey Vos QC stands down, as reported by www.thelawyer.com (27 July).
Dutton, who is the current vice chair at the Council, will take up his post on 1 January 2008.
Dutton, who was called to the bar in 1979, took silk in 1998 and sits as a recorder, was instrumental at establishing the Advocacy Training Council and was the leader of the South Eastern circuit from 2004 until last year.
Dutton’s council will see head of criminal set Furnival Chambers Andrew Mitchell QC as treasurer. Mitchell succeeds Temple Tax Chambers' David Southern.
All three members stood unopposed for their new posts.