Mr Bernard Brady KC

Legal Member (The Bar Council of Northern Ireland)


Bernard Brady KC was educated at Queen’s University Belfast. He was called to the Bar of Northern Ireland in 1994 and took Silk in 2020. Mr Brady KC was called to the Bar of Ireland in 2000. He practises in the areas of civil and commercial litigation, Chancery, professional negligence, and regulation. 

He was elected Chairman of the Bar of Northern Ireland from 2020 – 2022, having previously served as Vice-Chairman from 2018 – 2020. He is a member of the Council of Legal Education.

Period of Appointment:

Mr Brady KC was appointed as a Commissioner in the Northern Ireland Judicial Appointments Commission for a four year term from 14 March 2023 to 13 March 2027.

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Remuneration for Legal Profession Members will be made in accordance with the Commissions fees schedule attracting a daily rate of £338 and a half-day fee of £169 (4 hours or less) are payable. An hourly rate of £42.25 is payable for Commission activities other than attendance at scheduled meetings and attendance at training, conferences, outreach and diversity events.