Bar Council elects Irwin as new vice-chairman

Doughty Street Chambers silk Stephen Irwin QC (left) has been elected vice-chairman of the Bar Council for 2003. He will join former vice-chairman, now chairman, Matthias Kelly QC and Clifford Allison, who has been re-elected as treasurer. Irwin was called to the Bar in 1976 and became a QC in 1997. He currently chairs the Bar Council's policy advisory group. First revealed on on 30 October