UK Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation. Commenced 1st March 2017. Responsible for reviewing the Terrorism Acts and associated legislation, reporting annually to Parliament. This is a significant but part-time position; independence is underlined by the fact that there is no contract of employment. The Independent Reviewer remains a self-employed QC and barrister. Current Head of Red Lion Chambers; Leader of the South Eastern Circuit of the Bar 2014 – December 2016. Chairman of the Kalisher Trust. Bencher of Middle Temple. Former Chairman of the Criminal Bar Association. Called 1987, appointed Recorder 2004, Queen’s Counsel 2008.