WBF – Notice of election of officer bearers for 2023-2024


Women Barristers Forum

The Women Barristers Forum held its Annual General Meeting on 2 August 2023. We appreciate Naomi Sharp SC for her dedicated leadership as Chair during the past few years and welcome Vanessa Whittaker SC as the newly elected Chair. At the meeting the following women were elected to the Executive Committee for 2023-2024:

  • Chair: Vanessa Whittaker SC
  • Co-Vice Chair: Renée Bianchi
  • Co-Vice Chair: Madeleine Bridgett
  • Treasurer: Rosalind Winfield
  • Co-Secretary: Emily Graham
  • Co-Secretary: Sarah Andrews
  • Co-CPD Coordinator: Parisa Hart
  • Co-CPD Coordinator: Fiona Clark
  • WLA Liaison: Renée Bianchi
  • Social Committee: Liz Picker
  • Social Committee: Caroline Dobraszczyk
  • Social Committee:Gina Edwards
  • Social Committee: Emma Bartley
  • Social Committee: Chauntelle Ingenito
  • Alumni Project Coordinator: Kerrie Leotta
  • Equitable Briefing Coordinator: Ingrid King
  • Diversity & Equal Opportunity Committee Liaison: Winnie Liu
  • Clerk Representative: Jackie Charles

All women barristers are automatically members of the Women Barristers Forum. We hold regular ordinary meetings throughout the year in person and via Zoom. We hold regular events throughout the year that are open to all members of the Bar. Our meetings and events are advertised in InBrief, so please keep an eye out for upcoming events.

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