Solicitors

Clerks

Our professional clerks are highly regarded by Instructing Solicitors for their diligence, efficiency, commercial acumen and comprehensive knowledge of the practice and strengths of every member of chambers. 

Senior Clerk Gary Reed

Our clerks are led by joint Senior Clerk Gary Reed. Respon­si­ble for the day-to-day run­ning of Cham­bers, Gary has been clerk­ing for 40 years and was for­merly clerk to the great Edmund Law­son QC. He brings with him a highly pro­fes­sional approach and ser­vice to pro­fes­sional clients. Gary has a com­pre­hen­sive and in-depth knowl­edge of every mem­ber of cham­bers and their prac­tice which, when cou­pled with his ‘can do’ approach, makes for a friendly, pro­fes­sional, and effi­cient ser­vice.

Gary's full profile can be found here

Please feel free to telephone Gary on 020 7242 6476 or e-mail him at g.reed@33bedfordrow.co.uk

Senior Clerk Simon Butler

Our clerks are also led by joint Senior Clerk Simon Butler. With over 30 years clerking experience including 10 years as Senior Clerk at 2 Harcourt Buildings, Simon joined 33 Bedford Row as joint Senior Clerk in February 2018. Simon has a strong reputation for his organisational skills, managerial ability and practice development. Simon oversees the effective running of chambers and operational clerking ensuring clients receive the highest level of service.

Simon's full profile can be found here

Please feel free to telephone Simon on 020 7242 6476 or e-mail him at s.butler@33bedfordrow.co.uk

Senior Family Clerk Mark Venables 

Mark Venables is responsible for the management and development of 33 Bedford Row's Family Practice Group. Mark has over 25 years' clerking experience, most of which has been in Family law. He was for 12 years Clerk to the former Attorney General, Baroness Scotland.

Mark is responsible for overseeing the family clerking and deals with professional matters relating to client care, fee negotiation, practice development and some marketing.

Mark's full profile can be found here

Please feel free to telephone Mark on 020 7242 6476 or e-mail him at m.venables@33bedfordrow.co.uk

First Junior Civil, Commercial & Immigration Clerk Michael Wright

Michael Wright is responsible for the management and development of the 33 Bedford Row's Civil and Commercial Practice Groups. Mike’s duties include diary management, fee negotiation, and fixing of cases. 

Mike's full profile can be found here

Please feel free to telephone Mike on 020 7242 6476 or e-mail him at m.wright@33bedfordrow.co.uk

First Junior Clerk Crime Jamie Smurthwaite

Jamie are responsible for the management and development of 33 Bedford Row's Criminal and Regulatory Practice Groups. Their duties include diary management, fee negotiation, and fixing of cases.

Jamie's full profile can be found here

Please feel free to telephone Jamie on 020 7242 6476 or e-mail him at j.smurthwaite@33bedfordrow.co.uk

First Junior Clerk Crime and Family Bill Ince

Bill Ince is responsible for the management and development of 33 Bedford Row's Criminal and Regulatory Practice Groups. Their duties include diary management, fee negotiation, and fixing of cases.

Bill full profile can be found here

Please feel free to telephone Bill on 020 7242 6476 or e-mail them at b.ince@33bedfordrow.co.uk

Second Junior Clerk Family and Crime Charlotte Cracknell

Charlotte assists the clerks and the clerks room, including in diary management   

Charlotte full profile can be found here

Please feel free to telephone Bill on 020 7242 6476 or e-mail them at c.cracknell@33bedfordrow.co.uk

Fees and Administration Manager Rob Andrews

Robert Andrews is Chambers Fees Clerk and Credit Controller. 

Robert's full profile can be found here

Please feel free to telephone Robert on 020 7242 6476 or e-mail him at r.andrews@33bedfordrow.co.uk

Chambers Accounts Manager Haeminder Rajoo

Haeminder manages the accounts office and deals with all matters of this nature, to ensure the smooth running of the finance side of Chambers.

Haeminder's full profile can be found here

Please feel free to telephone Haeminder on 020 7242 6476 or e-mail him at accounts@33bedfordrow.co.uk