Not a Barrister

Not a  Barrister Senior Clerk

Barristers' clerk who has worked in the North, the South and now the Midlands (but never in that London). Author of a whimsical blog about the joys of clerking. A passionate advocate for old fashioned clerking values delivered with a modern approach. Drinker of real ale/craft beer. Walker of dogs (both his own, not other people's).

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Clerklife: All by myself 30 NOV 2015

Clerklife: All by myself

As each day went by I learned a little more about the world of barristers and clerks. My time...

Clerklife: People are strange, when you're a clerk 09 NOV 2015

Clerklife: People are strange, when you're a clerk

In the whimsical meanderings of my previous posts I talk a lot about clerks but very little...

Clerklife: My first listing meeting 24 JUL 2015

Clerklife: My first listing meeting

‘Get yer jacket on, you’re off to the chancery listing meeting’ [1] It was Monday and I...

Clerklife: We are family 18 JUN 2015

Clerklife: We are family

'Take this brief to Bill, then nip to Trev as he’s got something for us and on your way back get...

Clerklife: Becoming a barrister's clerk 19 MAY 2015

Clerklife: Becoming a barrister's clerk

'This is a brief,' he said, indicating the tatty pile of papers tied up with hot pink string...