Jaime Brooks

Joint Deputy Senior Clerk

Jaime Brooks joined Chambers in 2009, having previously spent 4 years at another leading common law set in Grays Inn.

He became Senior Clerk in 2016 responsible for the Family and Court of Protection teams. He is also responsible for the management of the civil clerking team.

He is responsible for both the operational needs and business development of both the Family and Court of Protection teams and other responsibilities include the day-to-day practice management of Members of Chambers, as well as fee negotiation and allocation of work and developing all clerks in chambers.

Jaime 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.

Jaime has recently completed his ILM Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Barristers’ Clerks.


“Jaime Brooks is simply the best clerk. He makes Deka chambers work well. He is organized, easy to work with, flexible and will always do his best to find me a suitable counsel for the case.”

Legal 500 2024

“Both Louis Candy and Jaime Brooks are thoughtful, caring and considerate clerks who will go out of their way to cover matters.”

Legal 500 2024

“Always brilliant and very accommodating.”

Legal 500

“Always brilliant and very accommodating.”

Chambers & Partners 2021

“The clerk’s room is excellent. Jaime Brooks and Thomas Bennett, are amongst the best family clerks I have worked with.”

Legal 500 2021

“An exceptional clerk who is always on hand to assist.”

Chambers & Partners 2019

“He always knows what you’re talking about whenever you call and he knows his teams very well so he’s able to provide a good academic view or be very direct in court.”

Chambers & Partners 2019

“Totally reliable, really efficient and just a pleasure to deal with.”

Chambers & Partners 2018

“Jaime understands what solicitors are looking for in counsel and makes their lives much easier.”

Legal 500 2016

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