James Ladbrook
Portrait of James Ladbrook-XXIV Old Buildings

James Ladbrook

Senior Practice Manager

"James Ladbrook is exceptional… offers a first class problem solving service"

The Legal 500

James is Senior Practice Manager at XXIV Old Buildings, with over 20 years’ experience as a clerk. He is responsible for the management and development of the junior barristers practices, including management of diaries, fee negotiation and maintaining and developing client relationships, both in the UK and offshore. James takes an active role in the marketing and business development of Chambers, regularly attending industry events domestically and internationally.

Clients comment “James Ladbrook is a particular standout performer”, and that he “offers a first class problem solving service”, “goes above and beyond and is a thoroughly nice guy” (The Legal 500 UK Bar). Clients value that he “will respond quickly… and will do all he can to accommodate requests” and that he has “wonderful client service skills”.

Chambers & Partners comments “James Ladbrook is exceptional… he is commercial, easy to work with and goes out of his way to help”.  He is also described as “really efficient”, “fantastic and very responsive”.

James is a member of the Institute of Barristers’ Clerks and has been appointed as a ‘Pro Bono Champion’, as part of a Chambers initiative to encourage not-for-profit work.