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General: 11 November 2022

King’s Inns Council Elections 2022

King’s Inns Council Elections 2022

Bar Benchers’ Panel and Practising Barristers’ Panel

Nominations are invited for the Bar Benchers’ Panel (5 Vacancies) and the Practising Barristers’ Panel (5 Vacancies) of the Council of the King’s Inns. Persons elected will serve for two years from 1 January 2023.

Nominations shall be sent in writing (including by email) to the Returning Officer, signed by the proposer and seconder (each of whom must be eligible to vote for such candidate in the 2022 Election) and countersigned by the candidate accepting such nomination no later than 4 pm on 18 November 2022. Any nomination received after that time will not be accepted. 

Nominations for both Panels can be sent to the Office of the Under Treasurer or emailed to

Any person nominated shall have the right to withdraw their name until 4 pm on 21 November 2022.

In the event of the number of members nominated for a panel exceeding the number of seats available, a poll shall be conducted to fill such seats. Voting will be by electronic vote. The electronic vote shall be conducted over the course of 1 week, commencing at 10 am on 13 December 2022 and concluding at 2 pm on 19 December 2022.

The following members of the Council of King’s Inns term of office will expire on 31 December 2022 on completion of their term of office and are eligible for re–nomination.


  • James O’Reilly SC
  • Hugh I Mohan SC
  • Michael Cush SC
  • Sara Moorhead SC
  • Eileen Lyon SC


  • George Maguire BL
  • Kate Ahern BL
  • Michael O’Connell SC
  • Rob O’Reilly BL
  • Patricia McCallum BL

Learn more about Council elections and the Governance structure of King’s Inns here.

Returning Officer / Under Treasurer

The Honorable Society of King’s Inns