Shaun Wallace

'The Barrister' on ITV's The Chase

Shaun Wallace is a resident contestant on ITV‘s hit show The Chase. Wallace worked as a barrister from 1986. Wallace took part in hearings held at both the Old Bailey as well as several Magistrates’ Courts located in England and Wales as well as Scotland also. At one point, Wallace was a member of Farringdon Barristers Chambers. It was then announced that he had joined Great James Street Chambers.

Wallace is a senior criminal defence advocate. Wallace has worked with Operation Trident cases, manslaughter, serious sexual offences, fraud, money laundering, firearms as well as drug trafficking also. Wallace has also lectured in environmental law, health and safety and road transport law and regulations. Additionally, Wallace is also a member of the southeastern circuit of the Criminal Bar Association. Owing to his heritage, he has been a member of the Jamaican Bar since 1999.

In 2004, Wallace became a champion of the long running BBC general knowledge quiz, Mastermind, which also tests a contestants aptitude on a subject of their choice. His specialist subject in the final was FA Cup Finals. Wallace was also a finalist on the first series of Are You an Egghead?, narrowly losing out to Barry Simmons. Wallace has also made appearances on Fifteen to One and The Weakest Link.

Since 2009, Wallace has appeared as a ‘Chaser’ on the UK television series The Chase, a teatime game show which is broadcast on ITV. The other chases include Anne Hegerty, Paul Sinha, Mark Labbett and Jenny Ryan. Wallace also appears on the celebrity editions of The Chase. Since 2009, Wallace has appeared as a “Chaser” on the UK television series The Chase, a teatime game show which airs on ITV. The other Chasers are Anne Hegerty, Paul Sinha, Mark Labbett, and Jenny Ryan. He also appears on the celebrity editions of The Chase.

To book Shaun Wallace to make a personal appearance at your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

“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