Exchange Chambers continues Leeds expansion by welcoming Eleanor d’Arcy as a new member

September 21, 2023

Exchange Chambers has continued its expansion in Leeds by welcoming Eleanor d’Arcy as a new member.

Eleanor, who was called to the Bar in 2008, joins Exchange from Kings Chambers.

Eleanor has developed a strong and diverse Commercial and Chancery Practice focusing principally on the areas of insolvency and corporate restructuring, property (both real and commercial) and dispute resolution.   She is recommended in Chambers UK and the Legal 500 for both the Northern and North Eastern Circuits in the spheres of Chancery, Real Estate Litigation and Resturctring/Insolvency – having been ranked in respect of Restructuring/Insolvency for the last 11 years.

Commenting on her decision to join Exchange Chambers, Eleanor d’Arcy said:

“Exchange Chambers is an exciting and dynamic Chambers, with a reputation for excellence. I am delighted to be joining Chambers and to continue my career as a barrister within the Business and Property team.”

Giles Maynard-Connor KC, Head of Exchange Chambers’ Business and Property department said:

“We are building our Business and Property team across the North and we are delighted to welcome Eleanor to Exchange.  We wish her a long and successful career with Chambers.”

Jonathan I’Anson, Chief Executive at Exchange Chambers also welcomed Eleanor to Exchange.  He commented:

“Eleanor is an exceptional barrister with a strong client base.  We are looking forward to supporting the growth of her practice.”

Added Ian Spencer, Chambers Director for Exchange in Leeds:

“Eleanor is a leader in her field with an outstanding reputation across the North Eastern and Northern circuits.   Her arrival adds further strength in depth to our Business and Property team in Leeds.”

Exchange Chambers is enjoying a period of sustained growth in Leeds.  Over the last 12 months, the set has welcomed a number of new members to its Business and Property team including Paul Lakin from Kings Chambers and Kirsty Malloch from Enterprise Chambers.