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Former Law Society president Fiona Woolf has stood down from her role as a City representative for the organisation, with Charles Russell property lawyer Paul Barnes taking over her role.

Barnes was appointed as a City representative on the Law Society’s council yesterday (17 July) at the annual general meeting (AGM) after standing in an uncontested election.

Barnes has taken over the four-year role from Woolf, who decided not to seek re-election when her role expired. Woolf will concentrate on her work as Alderman of London as well as her role as a consultant at CMS Cameron McKenna.

Barnes will join four other City representatives of the Law Society council, including:

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