What defines successful administration within a chambers?

November 15th, 2017 by

In almost 20 years working at the Bar, we’ve seen significant changes in how barristers work and how chambers operate. As with any evolutionary tale, if you don’t adapt, you die. Competition, client demands and increasingly expectations are the prerogative drivers of change in any market. The Bar used to be a reactive business model. The term used by any other industry outside of the Bar would be ‘account management’. There are a lot of […]

What does ‘Modern Clerking’ actually mean?

September 15th, 2017 by

This has been a question increasingly discussed at the Bar and in the wider legal profession as chambers and all their working parts have had to modernise over the last 20 years. Chambers ask this frequently in the clerking interview process, law firms ask this of us and indeed of their clients. Whether you are a Clerk, Practice Manager, Team Leader or Business Development Director it’s important to remember the job description is the same. […]