Ted has a busy practice spanning all areas of Chambers’ work. He is regularly instructed, both individually and as part of a counsel team, in important commercial, companies, insolvency and charities litigation.
Ted graduated from the University of Cambridge with a double first in Law and History and passed his Bar exams graded “Outstanding” aged 22. He joined Maitland in 2017. In 2019-2020 he served as a Judicial Assistant to Lord Briggs of Westbourne at the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. He is regularly praised by solicitors and clients for his high standards of service, accessible manner and track record of successful advocacy.
Before coming to the Bar, Ted read Law and History at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, where he served as a senior officer of the Cambridge Union Society and was part of the winning team in the 2015 series of BBC2’s University Challenge. During his year studying the BPTC, he taught debating skills to prisoners in HMP Brixton and HMP Wormwood Scrubs as part of Gray’s Inn’s Vocalise programme. He also acted as a representative in the Social Security and Child Support Tribunal through the Free Representation Unit. Ted was named Britain’s most influential law student by the website Legal Cheek in 2016.
Terms of instruction
Unless agreed otherwise in writing, Ted will be acting on The Standard Contractual Terms for the Supply of Legal Services By Barristers to Authorised Persons 2012 (as updated from time to time) referred to in the BSB Handbook.