Today, Landmark Chambers, one of the UK’s leading specialist Barristers Chambers in planning and infrastructure, property, environmental and public law, has announced the promotion of two senior members of its staff team. With immediate effect, Ben Connor and Mark Ball will become Practice Directors; Ben will primarily be responsible for the set’s Planning and Public Practice, and Mark will lead the Property Litigation Practice, with additional responsibility for developing the set’s stellar team of Junior barristers practicing across Chambers’ core areas of work. Between them they will oversee the strategic development of Landmark’s award-winning practice groups and support the promotion of individual barristers’ practices at all levels of seniority.
Commenting on the announcement, Joint Head of Chambers, Reuben Taylor QC, said “Ben and Mark have already contributed significantly to Landmark’s considerable reputation for a number of years. We are looking forward to delivering further successes with them in their exciting new roles.”
In addition to their responsibilities for Practice Development, Ben and Mark will both play an active role in the management of chambers through their contribution to the set’s Equality and Diversity, and Management Committees.
Landmark’s Chief Executive, Paul Newhall, said “In Ben and Mark we have two high-calibre individuals with extensive knowledge and experience in our fields of expertise. Their promotions represent an important milestone in Landmark’s continued development “
With 95 barristers, including 35 Queen’s Counsel, Landmark Chambers is ranked as a leading set by the top legal directories in its four main areas of practice. Working throughout the UK, and internationally, Landmark is renowned for the quality of its Members and for its modern, forward thinking and innovative approach to practice at the Bar.