We warmly congratulate Kerim Fuad QC, who will become Leader of the South Eastern Circuit on 1st January 2017, having been elected by the Circuit Committee after the Annual General Meeting last night. Kerim brings considerable experience to the role, having served on the Circuit Committee and the CBA Committee. He is the senior Circuit spokesman in relation to all matters concerning Better Case Management and the Digital Case System, as well as being Chairman of the Herts and Beds Bar Mess. He is also Head of Church Court Chambers and co-Chairman of the Cypriot Lawyers’ Society (with Pavlos Panayi QC). The Circuit Committee looks forward to working with Kerim to strengthen yet further the representative and consultative work undertaken by the South Eastern Circuit on behalf of all who practice at the Bar within the largest Circuit in England & Wales.
We also thank William Hughes QC for standing in this election. Will continues to serve as Chairman of the Kent Bar Mess.
Max Hill QC, Leader (until 31st December 2016) Valerie Charbit, Recorder of the Circuit