Shaun Wallace

Shaun Wallace

Shaun Wallace has been a criminal defence barrister since 1984 and part-time lecturer. Shaun has regularly appeared on British television quiz shows most notably, Fifteen-To-One, The Weakest Link, Greed and Are You An Egghead? and became the first Black person to win BBC TV’s Mastermind. Since 2009, Shaun has appeared as ‘The Dark Destroyer’ on ITV quiz show, The Chase and is the author of Chasing The Dream: An Autobiography (Cranthorpe Millner: 2018).

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Lessons learnt: Nurturing talent & nothing for granted

Mantras that have served Shaun Wallace (aka 'The Chaser’) well, alongside the ‘transferrable barristerial skills’ that lured him to the world of entertainment

01 July 2022
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Countering the gatekeeper agenda, troubling news on earnings disparities, spreading best practice in chambers, Pro Bono Week 2023, and the Rules of War

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