Ben Earle is a Practice Manager and joined chambers November 2017 after previously working at Lewes Crown Court as an usher/admin assistant.

Ben’s current role in Chambers sees him dealing with the day-to-day management of the diary, allocation of new work and fee negotiations.  Ben has completed his Public Access training, and also clerks Direct Access cases. Ben is a member of Resolution and is part of East Sussex Yres Committee.

Ben regularly attends networking events and enjoys building/maintaining relationships with clients. Ben is also an active member of the Institute of Barrister Clerks.

Outside of Chambers Ben is very sport orientated, he plays for Seaford Town FC and plays numerous other sports such as: Golf, Pool, Basketball and Volleyball. When not playing Sport, Ben enjoys spending time with family and friends and attending live music.


The clerking team at 1 Crown Office Row is praised by the leading directories and is consistently recognised as a top twenty set for client service:

“Ben Earle is extremely co-operative and helpful.”

“Their clerks are extremely good. They are quick to respond to communications and calls. They run their ship well.”

“Strong clerks, which make the process very straightforward. They are always happy to help in an urgent situation and accommodating. They are professional and always know what to do.”

“The clerks are great and will go out of their way to assist. Tom Hills, Ben Earle and Gemma Welling in particular are great – they are friendly and helpful and always available to assist in the Brighton office.”

“The clerking service is very fast and always helpful. The clerks are very reasonable people.” “The clerks are helpful and efficient.”