Having worked as a barristers’ clerk for almost 30 years, Ben draws upon his wealth of experience to mentor and manage a team of Clerks that consistently delivers a level of service that clients have come to expect of Essex Court Chambers. Ben manages the junior KC’s and the Public International Law team and having worked at Essex Court Chambers since 1994 has an unparalleled understanding of each barristers practices’ and how they can be best matched with the needs of their clients. Ben qualified as a member of The Institute of Barristers’ Clerks in 1996.

Ben has been described in by the leading legal directories as:

“Super efficient and makes working with Essex Court a seamless experience.”
Chambers and Partners UK Bar Guide 2022

“One of the best clerks one could ever dream of dealing with.” “Responsive, helpful and extremely knowledgeable.” 
Legal 500 UK Bar Guide 2022

“The best in the business. His commercial instincts are spot on and he knows exactly what is needed for a dispute”
Legal 500 UK Bar Guide 2021

“One of the best around. He lines his barristers up well and really gets things moving.”
Chambers and Partners UK Bar Guide 2021

“Frankly superb.”
Legal 500 UK Bar Guide 2020

“Acts in the best interest of the client and treats instructions as if they were his own.”
Legal 500 UK Bar Guide 2019