New YBC Chair

Nichola Higgins, of 15 New Bridge Street, is the new Chair of the Young Barristers’ Committee (“YBC”) of the Bar Council. She said: “2011 will pave the way for significant legal aid reform and the emergence of new business structures.

However, we must ensure that a healthy and sustainable legal aid Bar continues to exist so that all members of the public have the same access to high quality legal representation regardless of their means.” David Nicholls, of 11 Stone Buildings, has been elected Vice Chair.