Officers

The Officers of the Association are the Honorary President, Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer and Secretary.

HONORARY PRESIDENT
Sir Gary Hickinbottom

Sir Gary Hickinbottom became Honorary President of SAHCA on 13th November 2009. The Right Honourable Lord Justice Hickinbottom was appointed a Lord Justice of the Court of Appeal in 2017 and therefore, as is customary, was also made a member of the Privy Council.

CHAIR
Adam Tear

Adam has acted as both a solicitor and advocate in numerous matters. His main focus is work within the higher courts in both the public law field and civil litigation generally.

VICE CHAIR
Deborah Piccos

Deborah is the children and family law representative on the SAHCA committee. She is a Senior Solicitor Advocate and Children Panel Solicitor with nearly 20 years experience.

TREASURER
Raman Thandi

Raman joined DFA Law LLP in May 2017 as a Solicitor Advocate in the Advisory and Dispute Resolution Department. Raman undertook the Civil Higher Rights Accreditation in 2017.

SECRETARY
Henry Hills

Henry works as a criminal solicitor advocate in North Wales.