‘Guildford Chambers’ practice areas include Chancery and employment matters, but the set has notable strength in family law, where the barristers are ‘very experienced’ in private and public law relating to children as well as TOLATA claims’ – Legal 500
‘Senior clerk Simon Morris and first junior Gavin Street are ‘very efficient and take the time to make you feel valued as a client’. Legal 500 – 2017
‘Simon Morris is the senior clerk and leads the extremely capable team’ Legal 500 – 2016
Simon Morris’ clerking team is ‘friendly, reliable, efficient and will bend over backwards to find a barrister often at very short notice’. The set ‘never removes counsel from a legal aid case in favour of a private matter’ Legal 500 – 2014
The Chambers Clerks accept instructions on behalf of all our Barristers. They have an extensive knowledge of each Barrister’s practice, and can recommend individual Barristers who are best suited to deal with particular cases.
For more information and any other enquiries, please contact us in our Guildford office in Surrey on 01483 539131.For emergencies and urgent enquiries outside of office hours, contact:
Simon Morris – T:01483 539 131 or out of office hours M:07779 605502
Gavin Street – T:01483 539 131 or out of office hours M:07780 994271
Simon Morris – Senior Clerk
Simon rejoined Chambers in January 2009 as Senior Clerk after 2 years as First Junior Clerk at 23 Essex Street. He is available to handle queries regarding any aspect of Chambers work. Simon is a qualified member of the IBC.
Gavin Street – First Junior
Gavin joined Chambers in February 2008 after 13 years as a Barristers Clerk in Lincoln’s Inn, London. His efficiency and friendly nature make him popular with both members of Chambers and Solicitors. Amongst other things, he is responsible for the daily management of Chambers’ diary. Gavin is a member of the IBC.
Theresa Apperley – Fees Clerk
Theresa joined Chambers in August 2006, after having worked previously as bookkeeper for an accountant. She is AAT qualified. She deals with all Chambers’ finances, including aged debt and fee collecting.
Melissa Baxter – Marketing & Business Development Consultant
Melissa has over 20 years’ experience helping law firms grow their businesses and advises Guildford Chambers on a wide range of areas including marketing and BD strategy, branding, digital marketing, advertising and events. She has a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing from CIM.