Oliver started his career in September 2009 with 39 Essex Street Chambers, working in the Commercial and Construction group. He joined Essex Court Chambers in March 2014 and assists Ben Perry in managing the members of the Public International Law Group and the junior QCs in Chambers. His role involves all aspects of practice management including work allocation, fee negotiation, diary management and business development.

Oliver was recently recognised in the Legal Directories:

“They are outstanding. Joe Ferrigno, Ben Perry and Oliver Duane are the best clerks one could ever dream of dealing with.”
Legal 500 UK Bar Guide 2022

“Particular mention to… Oliver Duane… nothing is ever too much trouble, professional but friendly and develops a real rapport with solicitors.”
Legal 500 UK Bar Guide 2021

Oliver is a qualified member of the Institute of Barristers’ Clerks.