Tanfield is pleased to announce the appointment of Walter Womersley as our new CEO

20th June 2022

Walter joins Tanfield having spent 27 years in senior roles in management, risk, trading and structuring within asset management and investment banking in Europe and Asia. Before working in the financial markets, Walter was called to the Bar in 1995. His background and experience makes him uniquely suited to his new role at Tanfield.  

He will be responsible for leading the delivery of Chambers’ business strategy and will work closely with our members, practice management team and administrators to do so.  Walter will also build on Tanfield’s established reputation for excellent client service by developing existing client relationships as well as new opportunities. 

Head of Chambers Philip Rainey QC commented “We are delighted to announce that Walter Womersley has accepted the appointment as Chief Executive Officer at Tanfield Chambers.  Tanfield has an established reputation as one of the leading chambers in property litigation and advice. Walter brings to Chambers a great depth of knowledge and experience from his time in senior leadership roles in the financial services sector. We are looking forward to working with Walter to build upon our reputation for delivering clients the first-class service and expertise they have come to expect from us. Walter shares Tanfield’s ambition and drive to grow and expand our practices in this exciting new chapter for Chambers.” 



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