North Eastern Circuit Officers


North Eastern Circuit Officers

Bar Council

The Bar Council represents barristers in England and Wales and promotes the Barís high quality services, standards of ethics and fair justice for all and  meets approximately seven times a year.

There are about 115 barrister members of the Bar Council including the Attorney General, Solicitor General and the Director of Public Prosecutions who are ex officio members. 

Each Circuit is represented by their Leader and barristers appointed by Circuit.  The North Eastern Circuit also has three members who were elected through the national competition for membership.

Much of the Bar Councilís work is co-ordinated and carried out by individual committees and boards made up of both members of the Bar Council and co-opted individuals.

Nigel Sangster QC

Leader of the Circuit

Nicholas Johnson QC


Mr Nicholas Worsley

Elected Members