Clerksroom Chambers, the leading national barristers’ chambers, has recruited Matthew Wildish from 3 Paper Buildings (3PB) to the newly created position of Director of Clerking.
Matthew is working closely with the Clerksroom senior management team, as explained by Head of Chambers Harry Hodgkin and Managing Director Stephen Ward, “The aim is to help build on the successes of Clerksroom to date and to develop the already fast-growing chambers further.”
Matthew has 31 years clerking experience in the profession. Prior to his 6 years at 3PB as Chambers Director, he was Senior Clerk at 1 Gray’s Inn Square and before that Deputy Senior Clerk at Tanfield Chambers.
Matthew is one of the latest recruits to Clerksroom with approximately 20 barristers and mediators joining the chambers in the past year, along with an increasing number of solicitors transferring to the bar.
Clerksroom, which was founded in 2001, is an award-winning national chambers and one of the leading providers of barristers & mediators, conducting on average over 1400 final hearings each month, in addition to being one of the largest national providers of advice and drafting to solicitors, lawyers, businesses and members of the public.
Clerksroom is the only chambers providing civil, family & employment barristers for all courts and tribunals in England & Wales and is particularly well known for expertise in Commercial Law, Personal Injury Law, (Clinical Negligence Claims and inquest representation), Road Traffic Law (including fraud and credit hire), Employment Law, Family Law and Costs Law.
Clerksroom is able to provide clients with over 200 barristers including seven eminent KCs and over 500 independent mediators- with the list of prominent names growing rapidly. Clerksroom Mediation is one of the largest mediation providers in the UK and Clerksroom is also the largest provider of public access barristers through its unique Clerksroom Direct portal.
Matthew Wildish said, “I have watched Clerksroom’s success and growth over the years and I believe it offers the way forward, providing barristers and mediation services 24/7/365. Clerksroom has a reputation of being approachable and friendly with an emphasis on client care and using innovative ways to deliver traditional high-quality legal services which is important to me”.