Darren Whitbread leads the practice management for our commercial, insolvency and property practice streams.

His role includes the management and development of all aspects of members’ practices, client relations and business development having attended conferences and events in many different jurisdictions.

Known for his commercially minded and professional approach, he has extensive knowledge of the commercial, insolvency and property markets. Darren is friendly and approachable and plays a key role in Chambers’ ongoing success.

Darren is responsible for all aspects of Chambers’ work relating to:

Darren joined 3 Hare Court in 2011 having started his clerking career in 2000. Darren is a member of R3 and INSOL and he has also completed the Bar Council courses on Public Access and Equality & Diversity.

Darren’s interests include sports, traveling, food & drink, and listening to music.

‘I often deal with Darren Whitbread who is approachable, friendly and will always try and assist.’ - The English Bar Offshore

Legal 500 2024

“…. My first port of call is Darren Whitbread…..proactive and very helpful”

Client Testimonial - Legal500 2022

The clerks’ abilities to propose appropriate and adept Counsel for the matter in hand are flawless. In particular, Darren Whitbread, shows true professionalism and expertise and is always willing to go above and beyond to accommodate the needs of clients.

Legal500 2022

I have found the clerks very proactive, helpful and knowledgeable. A special mention for Darren Whitbread.

Legal 500 - 2021

"Senior second junior Darren Whitbread ‘makes sourcing counsel easy. He is able to immediately grasp the context of a case and identify multiple counsel that would be appropriate dependent upon the seniority desired’."

Legal 500 2020

For Help or Advice…

Please contact us either by telephone: +44 (0)20 7415 7800 or email: clerks@3harecourt.com

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