Andrew Walker, QC is Chair of the Bar of England and Wales for 2018. He was an elected member of the Bar Council of England and Wales from 2005-2014, and then elected as Vice-Chair in 2017. He is a former Chair of the Council’s Ethics Committee and Vice-Chair of their Law Reform Committee. He studied law at Trinity College, Cambridge, and was called to the Bar by Lincoln’s Inn in 1991. He became a Queen’s Counsel (QC) in 2011, and was elected as a Master of the Bench of Lincoln’s Inn in 2016.
In 2019, he will return to practice as a barrister in Maitland Chambers, London, England. His practice is as a litigator and advisor focusing on property, company and commercial disputes, fraud, and non-clinical professional negligence claims.
He was awarded the Bar Pro Bono Award in 2009 for some of his work with a homelessness charity, ‘Shelter’. (This award is given annually in recognition of outstanding commitment to pro bono work by a barrister or chambers.) He is also a trustee of the Industry and Parliament Trust, a charity which seeks to develop mutual understanding between the British Parliament and the worlds of business and commerce.
Andrew Walker explains the practice of law across the pond, how the legal community is impacted by Brexit, and much more.
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