Our clerks have a comprehensive knowledge of each barrister’s practice and expertise, this enables them to assess you and your client’s requirements; and make suitable and appropriate barrister recommendations.

The No.18 Business Support Team's Commitment:

"Serious About Service"

The clerks are always available to speak to and discuss your case. We will continue to liaise with you with regards to the management of your case; in respect of listings and deadlines. We ensure that clients are kept fully informed.

"Fair on Fees"

Our clerks will discuss the requirements of your case and the appropriate fee scheme ahead of any work being undertaken. Both hourly rates and/or fixed/capped fees are available. Our fees will reflect the complexity and nature of the work, its estimated duration and the experience and expertise of your chosen Counsel.

 

The clerks room is open between 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday, though in case of emergency please do not hesitate to contact  Mark Windebank (Senior clerk) on 07748 984 852 who will be happy to assist.


The clerks are always on-hand to assist
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The clerking team communicates very well
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The Team

mark-windebankMark Windebank LLB (Hons) (Senior Clerk)

Mark joined Chambers' as the Senior Clerk in 2015, having clerked at a well-known international set in the city. Mark offers over eleven years’ experience as a clerk. He has primary responsibility for barristers' fees and the efficient and effective management of Chambers. Mark leads our clerking and business support teams and is responsible for managing the Clerks' Room and ensuring that the high standards of Chambers are maintained.
With excellent knowledge of each of the barrister’s practice areas and strengths, he is available to discuss your needs as a client to ensure that you get the right barrister. Mark has considerable knowledge of both local and national solicitors, Courts, staff and practices.

Mark is responsible for business development and strategy; forming strong working relationships in order to understand client needs and tailoring our services accordingly.  He regularly meets with clients providing them with fee and service structures.  

He is a member of the Institute of Barristers Clerks.

Away from chambers Mark is also a keen rugby player, surfer, sailor and family man.

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Emergency Contact Number : 07748 984 852


Mark Windebank - always a pleasure to deal with and is someone who makes things happen
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Mark Windebank - excellent at finding the best barrister for the case in hand
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Wendy HouseLaura Hepburn (Second Junior Clerk)

Laura became a clerk in Chambers in April 2018 Her principal responsibility supporting Mark and Rebecca is the day to day running and maintenance of the diary and case management together with the collection of fee’s.

Laura is developing skills in identifying client needs. She will be coming acute knowledge of the barristers’ practices and is always available to ensure that you are offered suitable counsel.

Laura has a dual role in the Clerks' Room: assisting with the day to day diary management, smooth running of Chambers and administration Outside work, Laura enjoys socialising and spending time with her Friends and Family.

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Christine MacfarlaneChristine Macfarlane (Junior Clerk)

Christine became a clerk in Chambers in August 2018. Her principal responsibility is the day to day running and maintenance of the diary and case management; together with the collection and negotiation of fees.

Christine has developed skills in identifying client needs. She is gaining acute knowledge of the barristers’ practices and is always available to ensure that you are offered suitable counsel.

Christine has a dual role in the Clerks' Room: assisting with the day to day diary management, smooth running of Chambers and marketing initiatives.

Outside work, Christine enjoys dog walking, the gym and family.

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