Vice Chair of Audit Committee

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Recruiter
The Bar Council / Bar Standards
Location
High Holborn
Salary
Renumeration at £154 per meeting plus expenses
Posted
04 Feb 2019
Closes
18 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Voluntary / Trustee
Language
English

Vice Chair of Audit Committee

Do you believe in access to justice? Can you contribute to the regulation of barristers in the public interest? 

The Bar Council is the representative body for barristers of England and Wales and promotes the Bar’s expertise of high quality advocacy services and access to justice for all. The Bar Council delegates its regulatory responsibilities to the independent Bar Standards Board (BSB). The BSB regulates barristers and specialised legal services businesses in England and Wales in the public interest.

The Bar Council and BSB are seeking a new Vice Chair for the joint Audit Committee to assist the Chair of the Audit Committee in:

  • leading the Committee
  • ensuring that the Bar Council has an effective framework for corporate governance (including risk reporting)

Practising barristers with experience of serving high-level committees and with knowledge and understanding of internal/external audit, compliance, and, risk monitoring are sought.

Appointments will be for a term of three years with a further term possible. The role is remunerated at £154 per meeting plus expenses.

Audit Committee meetings are held four times per year normally in March, June, September and December. These typically take place at the Bar Council offices in Holborn, London.

For further information about this role please click on the ‘Apply' button. All candidates are required to apply online, CVs will not be accepted.

Candidates with a disability who require reasonable adjustments should contact Sam Gyamfi on 0207 611 1313. The Bar Council is Disability Confident and we are committed to providing equality of opportunity for all applicants.  Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria for this role will be guaranteed an interview under this scheme.

Closing date for applications:  Monday 18 February 2019

Interviews will take place in London on Thursday 28 March 2019.

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