Meet the team


Antony Cooke

Editor. Graduated from Durham University, UK, in Russian & French. Taught English at St. Petersburg State University in Russia. Previously worked at Michelin as a European project manager, and at PricewaterhouseCoopers as an associate in investment management. Fluent in Russian and French.



Tom Lewis

Deputy editor. Graduated in 2015 with a BA in History from the University of Sheffield. Tom runs a regular music and visual arts event in his spare time. 


Sam Morris

Deputy editor of Chambers Associate's UK sister publication Chambers Student Guide. Graduated from the University of Leiden, The Netherlands. with a First in Political Science, and from the London School of Economics with a master's in Comparative Politics. Has worked for the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Speaks Dutch and German.


Leah Henderson

Deputy editor. Graduated from the University of the West of England with an MA in Journalism in 2015, after completing an undergraduate degree in English Language and Literature in 2014 at the University of Glasgow. Previously worked as a business English teacher in Madrid. 


Michael Bird

Deputy editor. Graduated from Royal Holloway, University of London with a BA in History. Prior to working at Chambers wrote for US-based entertainment websites and continues to review music in his spare time.


Natalie Bertram

Assistant editor. Graduated in 2016 from the University of Exeter with a BA in English Literature. Freelances as a proofreader in her free time.


Laura Bishop

Senior researcher. Graduated in 2017 from the University of Sussex with an MA in Creative and Critical Writing following a BA in English.



Sal Francis Morton

Senior researcher. Graduated from Queen Mary University of London with a BA in Drama, receiving the Sylvia Perry Prize for Outstanding Contribution. Has previously worked in education.


Harry Cerasale

Senior researcher. Graduated in 2015 with a BA in History from the University of Nottingham. Has previously worked as an English teacher in Vietnam and Cambodia. 


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Joel Poultney

Graduated from Exeter University in 2016 with a BA in History and Politics. Following this, received an MA in Creative Writing from the same institution. 


Ayesha Hayat

Graduated with a BA in History and Hispanic Studies from the University of Birmingham. Previously worked as an English tutor during a year abroad in Seville and was a student ambassador for the University of Birmingham's College of Arts and Law. Fluent in Spanish.