Clark Chessis

Senior Clerk

Clark Chessis works alongside the other senior clerks and the directors to ensure the smooth running of Chambers.

Clients describe Clark as approachable, knowledgeable, honest and helpful.

The “inimitable” Clark Chessis is “one of the finest senior clerks in the country”; “always friendly, helpful and reliable, he makes dealing with the set a pleasure”.

Under his lead, the team of clerks have received unanimous praise from the market. “Brilliant, some of the best clerking in the country, without a shadow of a doubt”. “An excellent team, they always find exactly the right counsel who will fit the bill.”

Market commentators call Clark “absolutely fantastic” saying he is “exactly what you want in a senior clerk”. He “runs the team extremely well” and is lauded for his “great market knowledge, which enables him to always select just the right barrister for any given case.”

Clark is a member of the Institute of Barristers Clerks.


“A class act and has been the bedrock of the chambers for a very long time now. Nothing is ever a problem and he is the perfect gentlemen.”

Legal 500 2023

“Clark Chessis is brilliant and leads an excellent team of clerks. He is responsive, accommodating and friendly.”

Chambers & Partners 2023

“Clark Chessis and David Barrow are both excellent clerks. I have always found them very helpful and accommodating.”

Legal 500 2024

“One of the finest senior clerks in the country.”

Chambers & Partners

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