Ben began his career as a barristers' clerk in 2005 and is a Qualified Member of the Institute of Barristers Clerks, having also obtained the BTEC Advanced Award in Chambers Administration.
As part of the clerking team responsible for the practice management and development of Chambers Queens Counsel, Ben's role is focused towards managing client relationships, allocation of work and fee negotiation. Whilst also maintaining an active role in Chambers marketing initiatives.
Legal 500 2022
“The clerks are responsive, courteous and proactive. Ben O’Hanlon is a particular star.”
“Probably the best in the city. First rate service, very polite and professional. A particular standout is Ben O’Hanlon.”
Legal 500 2021
“Consistently finding the right counsel for cases. Even when we haven’t worked with someone, Ben always comes up with an option that works very well. We appreciate the efforts that the clerks are making to provide diverse barrister options.”, “Great client service, hard-working and common-sense in spades.”, Ben O’Hanlon is “extremely approachable and commercial in his outlook.” and “responsive and great to speak with”
The Legal 500 2020
Ben O’Hanlon is "extremely personable" and does "all he can to assist solicitors and provide a good insight into new talent and as to the work being done in chambers".
The Legal 500 2019
Ben O’Hanlon is "first rate"