Exchange Chambers and Benjamin Myers KC shortlisted at Legal 500 Bar Awards

July 8, 2022

Exchange Chambers and criminal silk Benjamin Myers KC have been shortlisted for two prestigious accolades at the inaugural Legal 500 Bar Awards.

Exchange has been shortlisted in the Best Set Outside London category while Benjamin Myers KC has been shortlisted for Crime Silk of the Year.

The Legal 500 Bar Awards are set to become one of most prestigious and respected awards ceremonies for the self-employed Bar, clerks and other chambers professionals, recognising practitioners from London and across England, Scotland and Wales.

The awards are determined based on The Legal 500’s market-leading independent research for the annual directory.

Jonathan I’Anson, Chief Executive at Exchange Chambers said:

“Having been named as Regional Set of the Year at the Chambers UK Bar Awards we are delighted to be shortlisted for Best Set Outside London at the Legal 500 Bar Awards.  It is a real credit to all our barristers and staff.

“On behalf of everyone at Chambers, I’d particularly like to congratulate Ben Myers KC.

“Ben is an outstanding barrister and being shortlisted for this award strengthens his reputation as one of the leading criminal silks in the country.  It is very well deserved.”

Exchange Chambers has enjoyed a record year and now has 200 members, including 24 silks.

Concluded Jonathan I’Anson:

“Our Northern Powerhouse expansion strategy is based on attracting the highest quality work and the highest quality barristers.  This is fuelling our growth and attracting applications from barristers all over the country.”