9BR Chambers welcomes Ben wild

20 May 2024

We are delighted to welcome Ben Wild to 9BR Chambers.

Ben joins 9BR from the Crown Prosecution Service, where he served as a highly-regarded Grade 3, RASSO-trained Crown Advocate.

He has 8 years of experience as a qualified Solicitor, Solicitor Advocate and then Barrister, presenting in the Court of Appeal, Crown Court, Magistrates’ Court and Regulatory Tribunals.

He has a reputation for excellence, taking on cases at very short notice with calm tenacity under pressure, intellectual acumen and a likeable advocacy style. He is also known for his persuasive negotiation techniques, and his warmth of character with clients and colleagues.

His cases have included violent and organised crime, cross-border offences, child and adult sex offences, witness intimidation, fraud, domestic abuse matters, and weapons offences.

Prior to this, he was a Senior Crown Prosecutor with the CPS's International Justice and Organised Crime Division, prosecuting cases involving international firearms and drugs importation, human trafficking and money laundering.

As a Co-Editor of the New Journal of European Criminal Law with an MA in International Law, he takes a keen interest in international criminal law and extradition.