Lincoln's Inn Bar Representation Committee Elections 2017
Notice is hereby given of 6 vacancies on the Bar Representation Committee for a 4 year term between 1 January 2018 and 31 December 2021.
The Bar Representation Committee provides representation on behalf of those who have been called to the Bar by the Inn and who have not been elected Masters of the Bench. The Committee meets at the Inn 10 times per annum.
Six members of Hall of Lincoln's Inn must be elected to the Bar Representation Committee this year under the rules of the Committee. The term of membership for those elected shall be four years starting on 1 January 2018 and expiring on 31 December 2021.
Nominations: The deadline for Nominations to the Bar Representation Elections 2017 was at 4 pm UK time on Friday 13 October 2017. As this has now passed we are no longer able to accept any submissions.
Election Method: The election will be administered by Electoral Reform Services using its Single Transferable Vote counting method. Votes will be cast online and counted electronically. It will be a secret ballot. Further information regarding the counting method is available on the Electoral Reform Services' website - click here.
Ballot: All Hall members of Lincoln's Inn will be eligible to vote. If you have received an email then you are on the Inn’s mailing list to receive voting information. Voting information, including the list of candidates and instructions on how to cast your vote will be sent by email on Monday 23 October 2017. If you do not receive the email with voting information, please contact the Returning Officer. The deadline for requesting voting information and asserting a right to vote is 4pm on 2 November 2017. Any requests received after this time may not be processed in time.
The ballot will close at 4pm (UK time) on Friday 10 November 2017.
Declaration: The results will be declared at the Bar Representation AGM of Hall on 20 November 2017.