The expert panel will be led by the Bar Council’s Services Director and Chair of the Covid-19 Working Group, Carolyn Entwistle.

The panel will include Chair of the Bar, Derek Sweeting QC, HHJ Rosalind Coe QC, Chair of the Criminal Bar Association, James Mulholland QC, and Chair of the Bar Council’s Young Barristers’ Committee Joanne Kane.  The panel will discuss matters relating to the safety of practitioners in the court and tribunal buildings of England and Wales, the acceleration of the pre-Covid backlog and how it might be addressed and the measures that are being taken by the representative bodies to make the case for improved funding throughout the justice system.  Dr Anton van Dellen is an elected member of the Bar Council and is Vice-Chair of the Legal Services Committee and a member of the Education and Training Committee.

In this news post  – Dr Anton van Dellen

Dr Anton van Dellen has experience in a wide range of defamation proceedings, ranging from pre-action advice to fully contested High Court claims and appeals up to the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. He also has sound experience in bringing Judicial Reviews and appeals against a wide range of public authorities, challenging decisions for being unlawful, irrational and/or failing to follow published guidance. High Net Worth clients are represented by Dr Anton van Dellen in a range of litigation involving disputes over assets.