“Tom Handley leads the team effectively and efficiently – he is a real mover and shaker with his finger on the pulse.” The Legal 500 2018/19
Tom has been Director of Chambers for 25 years, in which time he has established Exchange Chambers as one of the most formidable, full service barristers’ chambers in the country. In 2018 Tom’s title changed to Chief Executive.
Tom is directly responsible for the strategic development and management of Chambers. As a member and alongside the other members of the senior management team, Tom implements and delivers agreed business and marketing strategies. Responsible for developing and maintaining business relationships, Tom ensures that Chambers delivers an exceptional level of service to all of its clients. He is committed to an ongoing expansion programme across the North and North Eastern Circuits.
Prior to life at Chambers, Tom spent 4 years at KPMG and 15 years at HMRC as a senior investigator.