Niall Hunt KC


Niall Hunt KC is from Belfast. He was called to the Bar of Northern Ireland in 1987, the Bar of Ireland in 1997 and he took silk in 2014.

He is a faculty member of the Advocacy Training Board of the Bar of Northern Ireland and is a member of the Bar Council. He has a wide and varied practice including common law, criminal, personal injury, family, commercial and tribunal work.

Niall is committed to, and is a strong supporter of Young Citizens in general, and the Bar Mock Trial Competition in particular. For many years, he has contributed to the Competition as a school mentor and has been a judge in the regional heats in Northern Ireland and in the National Finals in London, Cardiff and Edinburgh.

He has a strong and lengthy record of involvement in youth work. He is keen to encourage and support young people to become active, engaged and motivated citizens who contribute positively to their communities.

He was invited to join the Board in 2023.

Organisation: The Bar of Northern Ireland