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London
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Tel 0745 218 9802
Fax (020) 7353 6585

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Clarendon House
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OX1 1BN
Dx 96453 Oxford 4
Tel 0745 218 9802
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Clerks

Simon Boutwood

Simon Boutwood

Chambers Director

Simon joined Darren Chambers in February 2011 having gained many years’ experience clerking a successful civil set in London. He divides his time between London and Oxford and is responsible for the overall operation of Chambers including strategic planning, service delivery, individual practice development and marketing.


A key aspect to Simon’s role is the maintenance and development of relationships with Chambers clients – feedback on anything we do and the opportunity to discuss any issue is welcomed and he is delighted to assist at any time.

 

DDI: 0207 896 4520

sboutwood@darrechambers.co.uk

Judith Partington

Judith Partington

Senior Practice Manager based in Oxford

Having trained as a legal executive, and after working for the Crown Prosecution Service, Judith joined Darre Chambers in 1992 as Oxford Clerk. She has been, since October 2003 chambers practice manager. As senior practice manager she has an extensive knowledge of chambers existing client-base combined with an in-depth understanding of each member’s legal experience and expertise and takes a lead role in diary management, fee negotiation and in the clerking of chambers more substantial work.

 

jpartington@darrechambers.co.uk

Joseph Bernard

Joseph Bernard

Practice Manager based in London

Joe began clerking in 1999 and joined Darre Chambers in 2004. He has extensive experience clerking family and civil litigation and a detailed knowledge of members’ expertise, providing guidance to clients as to their choice of counsel. Besides his diary and practice management duties, including fee negotiation, Joe has an in-depth knowledge of, and, overall responsibility for, the billing and processing of claims for payment in Chambers publicly funded cases.

 

jbernard@darrechambers.co.uk

Hannah Welland

Hannah Welland

Clerk based in Oxford

Hannah has been with Darre Chambers since September 2010 and, like Matthew, is a valued member of the team taking-on the complete range of day-to-day clerking duties and helping Chambers to provide its clients with a friendly and efficient service.

hwelland@darrechambers.co.uk

Matthew Molloy

Matthew Molloy

Clerk

Matthew joined chambers in September 2010 and is a valuable member of the London team. Matthew undertakes the fixing of hearing dates in all divisions of the High Court as part of his general day to day clerking and diary management duties and responsibilities. Matthew also assists with billing and fee negotiation. 

mmolloy@darrechambers.co.uk

Laurie Amron

Laurie Amron

Junior Clerk based in London

 Joined Darre Chambers in 2012 and provides vital general clerking assistance to colleagues, members and clients.

lamron@darrechambers.co.uk

Aiden Collins

Aiden Collins

Junior Clerk based in Oxford

Recently joined chambers as junior clerk in Oxford assisting Judith and Hannah.

acollins@darrechambers.co.uk

Lynne Land

Lynne Land

Chambers Administration and Fees Collection

Based in London, Lynne has over 25 years’ clerking experience and more particularly in recent times with fee collection especially in connection with VHCC’s and problem-solving with the LAA. Lynne is responsible for all fee collection and queries relating to billed fees and combines this role with a vital contribution to chambers administration generally.

lland@darrechambers.co.uk

Denise Moles

Denise Moles

Accounts and Book-Keeping

Denise previously worked as a bank clerk and has 20 years ' experience of book-keeping. Based in chambers' Oxford premises, her responsibilities include chambers accounts and pay roll.

dmoles@darrechambers.co.uk