19 April 2019

New barrister Board member for the Bar Standards Board

We have appointed Irena Sabic as a new barrister Board member.

Irena Sabic was called to the Bar in October 2002. She is a member of Garden Court Chambers and an established public law practitioner with a particular expertise in immigration and asylum, community care, housing and planning law. In recent years Irena has focussed on the representation of vulnerable children and adults subject to immigration control. Irena is regularly invited to deliver lectures and seminars to solicitors, public bodies and NGOs. She is a Trustee and Board member of Trauma Treatment International.

Ms Sabic was selected from a field of strong candidates by an independent panel, chaired by Baroness Tessa Blackstone. Ms. Sabic took up her appointment on 1 January 2019.