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 QC’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 has been described in the legal directories as ‘excellent’ (Legal 500 – 2017), ‘particularly responsive and sharp’ (Legal 500 – 2019) and as someone who ‘acts in the best interest of the client and treats instructions as if they were his own’ (Legal 500 – 2018). In the 2020 edition of Legal 500, it was reported that Ben was ‘frankly superb’.

  • 1996: Qualified member of The Institute of Barristers’ Clerks
  • 1990—1994: 5 Raymond Buildings