Shaun Wallace


Shaun Wallace is an immensely knowledgeable man, best known for his role on ITV’s The Chase. This barrister, lecturer and TV personality is also a popular event host, due to his charismatic nature and witty humour. Shaune tours educational institutions, teaching classes on the topic of law to thousands of students. As a testament to his expertise, he was ranked 286th in the World Quizzing Championships in 2012.

Shaun has a BA (Hons) from the Inns of Court School of Law, a degree from the Polytechnic of North London and an Honorary Doctorate of Law, which was awarded in 2015 from London Metropolitan University. On top of being a nationally celebrated television personality, Shaun is also a respected barrister.

In 1984, he was called to the Bar, to later complete pupilage in 1986. Shaun has appeared in hearings at numerous prestigious magistrates’ courts, including the Old Bailey, all across the UK. As a speaker, Shaun can discuss a range of topics, both as an events host and an after-dinner speaker. This law expert can confidently explain policies and processes from within court.

Shaun’s onscreen performances extend beyond The Chase. He first appeared on BBC’s Mastermind, a long-running general knowledge quiz, in 2004. On the show, he was crowned the champion, dominating the competition with his chosen topic of FA Cup Finals. From there, he was a finalist on Are You An Egghead? and a contestant on The Weakest Link, Greed and Fifteen to One.

In 2009, Shaun made his first appearance on The Chase. Alongside Anne Hegerty, Paul Sinha, Mark Labbett and Jenny Ryan, he has gained thousands of fans since his first appearance on the teatime game show. Commonly known as The Dark Destroyer, he proves his capabilities as a quizzer by answering a wide range of questions correctly.

As a celebrity figure, Shaun is available to book to make an appearance at a number of different events, from charity fundraisers to industry events. Professional and entertaining, his onscreen persona flawlessly transitions to his role as a speaker. Testimonials of his previous bookings describe him as “fun”, “fantastic” and a “great success”.

To book Shaun Wallace to make a personal appearance at your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below:

“We thoroughly enjoyed having Shaun at Chateau Impney.  He is great fun, incredibly approachable and was fantastic with our guests.  We have received nothing but compliments about him and I would have no hesitation in having him back.” – Chateau Impney

“I just wanted to say thank you, the evening was a great success and Shaun was wonderful”
AndreaThe Susan & Alex de Mont Legacy Fund

Shaun Wallace’s funniest moments on The Chase: