Chris Ronan is our Chief Executive. He has an extensive knowledge of St John’s Buildings and the market in which we operate, with more than 25 years’ experience of working with the Bar. Chris heads the Senior Management Team and takes the lead on Chambers’ strategy, reporting to the Board of Directors. He has overarching responsibility for the market positioning of Chambers, all operational aspects and projects and has been integral to the growth of Chambers, through seven mergers since 2002.

With a real commitment to top quality client service and a modern approach to doing business, Chris works tirelessly to pursue new opportunities for Chambers.

Chris spends his time away from Chambers enjoying outdoor pursuits and sport (particularly rugby), as well as spending time with his family.


Diane Lees is PA to Chris Ronan. She can be contacted on 0161 214 1545 or email