Silk joins Exchange Chambers in Leeds

August 19, 2014

Exchange Chambers has welcomed its first Silk in Leeds with the arrival of Christopher Tehrani QC.

Chris is a specialist criminal, judicial review and regulatory Barrister. He was called to the Bar in 1990 and took Silk earlier this year.   He joins Exchange Chambers from New Park Court Chambers in Leeds and Newcastle.

Recommended in the Legal 500 as a “formidable advocate”, Chris has an impressive reputation in serious crime, in particular cases involving  medico-legal , scientific and human rights issues.  His regulatory law practice focuses on health care and professional disciplinary work.

Commenting on his decision to join Exchange Chambers, Chris said:

“Having worked with members of Exchange Chambers in numerous cases over the last 10 years, I have always been impressed by their professionalism and dedication.  Exchange Chambers has established itself as a forward thinking dynamic set.  At a time of uncertainty for the Criminal Bar, it is leading the way. I am extremely grateful to Robert Smith QC and all of my friends at New Park Court Chambers for their unqualified support over many years.  I will miss them and wish them continued success.”

Tom Handley, Director of Chambers at Exchange Chambers, said:

“To welcome our first Silk in Leeds is a landmark for Chambers. Chris is an outstanding practitioner who will be a real asset to our criminal and regulatory teams.”