Exchange Chambers welcomes Eddy Steele as new member

September 14, 2022

Exchange Chambers has continued its expansion in Leeds by welcoming Eddy Steele as a new member.

Eddy’s practice covers all aspects of regulatory with a focus on health & safety law, coronial inquests, road traffic and professional discipline.  He also prosecutes and defends in serious criminal cases.

Prior to being called to the Bar by the Inner Temple in 2022, Eddy enjoyed a career as a solicitor, having qualified into a regional heavyweight criminal defence firm, and going on to be the lead regulatory solicitor in Leeds for global business law firm DLA Piper. He has vast experience representing household name international companies in respect of complex criminal regulatory investigations and prosecutions.

In summer 2022, Eddy was appointed as an Assistant Coroner and he regularly sits at Hull Coroners Court, further strengthening his depth of expertise in respect of health & safety workplace fatality and inquest work.

Commenting on his decision to join Exchange Chambers in Leeds, Eddy Steele said:

“I am moving to the Bar with a wealth of experience in regulatory law and corporate crime – areas in which Exchange excels and is recognised as a leading Set.”

Said Ian Spencer, Chambers Director for Exchange Chambers in Leeds:

“Eddy’s arrival further strengthens our Leeds Chambers. He has an outstanding reputation from him time in private practice and is recognised as a leader in his field.”

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

“Eddy’s career to date has taken in some of world’s premier law firms.   In moving to the Bar, we are delighted to welcome him to Exchange.”