David Barrow

Joint Deputy Senior Clerk

With over 30 years’ clerking experience, David Barrow has an in-depth knowledge of all chambers’ civil areas of law. He is responsible for the day-to-day operational needs of Members of Chambers in the civil team, including the Silks. His other responsibilities include dealing with fee negotiations and cost-budgeting as well as undertaking business development initiatives.

David is a qualified member of the Institute of Barristers’ Clerks and regularly attends seminars and lectures in order to maintain and improve his knowledge of a constantly evolving industry.

Clients describe him as helpful, honest, approachable, efficient and friendly. A “go-to” person who happily resolves problems with minimum fuss.


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

Legal 500 2024

“David Barrow has yet to fail us in finding someone appropriate. He keeps his calm, deals with things quickly without any fuss and just gets the job done. He is extremley approachable.”

Legal 500 2023

“Goes out of his way to assist.”

Legal 500 2020

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