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 Kings 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.
What the Directories Say
Nominated for Clerk of the Year
“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.”
“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”
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".
Ben O’Hanlon is "first rate"