Rachel Holmes will be stepping down from her role as Chief Executive of 7BR in March 2018 to take up a new position at Matrix Chambers. We are commencing the process to recruit Rachel’s successor and will make an announcement on this in due course.

During Rachel’s tenure at 7BR, Chambers has continued to thrive and further build on its profile as a highly regarded Set across a broad range of disciplines. She has helped us to initiate a number of important projects that we will continue to drive forward.

We are naturally sorry to see Rachel go but we wish her every success in her new role. We are also confident that we will attract the right calibre of candidate for the Chief Executive role to help take Chambers forward as we build on our successes to date.


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