Our Administration Team

The quality of service we deliver to our clients depends as much on a strong and experienced administrative team as the ability of its barristers.

Our highly experienced and capable administration team ensure that clients benefit from the best possible advice and are cared for in a helpful, efficient and friendly manner.

Paul Green

Paul Green

Senior Clerk

DD: 01223 431900
E: paul.green@fennerschambers.com

Paul has extensive experience in the development of barristers’ chambers and barristers’ practices.

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Paul became one of the youngest senior clerks in London in 1982 before moving to Essex as senior clerk to chambers in Chelmsford. In 1997, Paul returned to London and was subsequently appointed Chambers Director of one of the largest chambers in the country.

Attracted by its quality and potential, Paul joined Fenners as our senior clerk in 2007. Since then, Paul has been instrumental in developing Fenners to the point where it is ranked as the top set in the East of England by the Legal 500, and contains 17 barristers recognised as specialists in their fields by the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners directories. Paul is Team Leader for the Civil and Family clerking teams and deals with instructions direct from business and members of the public.

Paul Green and Claudia are both extremely helpful and do go out of their way to assist. There is always a quick response to emails and telephone queries.

Cathy Hugo

Cathy Hugo

Deputy Senior Clerk

DD: 01223 431901
E: cathy.hugo@fennerschambers.com

Cathy’s career began at One Crown Office Row in 1994. She moved to East Anglian Chambers in 1997, swiftly progressing to the role of First Junior Clerk.

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Cathy joined Fenners as First Junior Clerk in 2002 and is now Deputy Senior Clerk. Her main roles are to ensure the smooth running of chambers’ complex diary, and working with Paul Green in the overall management and marketing of chambers. Cathy is Team Leader for the Personal Injury and Criminal clerking teams, and also deals with instructions direct from business and members of the public.

Paul Green is excellent – always responsive and friendly. In the rare occasion that he is not available Cathy Hugo is equally excellent.

Gemma Pask

Gemma Pask

Business & Operations Manager

DD: 01223 431905
E: gemma.pask@fennerschambers.com

As our office manager, Gemma is responsible for all aspects of chambers’ finance and administration, liaising with Paul Green and reporting to chambers’ Management Committee.

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Before joining Fenners, Gemma worked at RAF Wyton, originally in the Communications Centre and then as Office Manager for the company providing and maintaining the newly created national intelligence hub.
Robyn Childs

Robyn Childs

Direct Access Clerk

DD: 01223 431904
E: robyn.childs@fennerschambers.com

 Robyn first joined Fenners in 2004 as our office junior. Between 2006 and 2013 she was a Diary Clerk at the large London family chambers, Fourteen. Robyn then re-joined Fenners as a fees clerk in 2013. In 2022 she decided a change was on the cards, she has now gone back to her ‘diary roots’ as our Direct Access Clerk, dealing with all enquiries that come into Chambers.

Rosie Deane

Rosie Deane

Diary Clerk

DD: 01223 431908
E: rosie.deane@fennerschambers.com

Rosie joined Fenners in 2022 having previously worked in HR.

Rosie is responsible for the day to day management of the family, civil and criminal diary as well as the general running of Chambers busy clerks room along with the other junior clerks.

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Rosie is a keen singer and actress and takes part in many theatre productions on an annual basis.

 

Emma Giangobbe

Emma Giangobbe

Diary Clerk

DD: 01223 431903
E: emma.giangobbe@fennerschambers.com

Emma joined Fenners Chambers friendly clerking team as a diary clerk in July 2023. Emma has a background in underwriting, administration, and customer service in a variety of highly regulated sectors including financial, legal, and medical. Emma successfully completed a degree in business with a certificate in human resources. Emma manages diaries of all practice groups in chambers. Emma can be contacted by phone or email.

Isabelle Don

Isabelle Don

Diary Clerk

DD: 01223 431907
E: isabelle.don@fennerschambers.com

Isabelle has been with Fenners Chambers since August 2023, working as a part of the diary clerk team. She currently manages diary bookings and enquiries both over the phone and via email for all counsel in chambers.

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She started her career in clerking at another provincial family set where she worked as an office junior and then progressed to a clerk. Prior to joining Fenners Chambers Isabelle has worked in both hospitality and as a receptionist. She has an extremely pleasant, welcoming manner and can be contacted for any diary enquiries on the details above.
Sarah Banks

Sarah Banks

Fees & Billing Clerk

DD: 01223 431902
E: sarah.banks@fennerschambers.com

Sarah joined Fenners having already built up substantial experience of legal costs work. She previously worked as a law costs draftsman for Kain Knight and as criminal billing clerk with the London solicitors firm of Hodge Jones & Allen.

Fiona Swancott

Fiona Swancott

Fees & Billing Clerk

DD: 01223 431712
E: fiona.swancott@fennerschambers.com

Fiona joined Fenners in 2023 working part time as a Fees and Billing Clerk. Having worked for the majority of her career in the Equine industry, she is looking forward to the challenge of a new wave of learning at Fenners and offering her administrative experience to provide an excellent service.

Sophie Stephens-Young

Sophie Stephens-Young

Office Junior

DD: 01223 431785
E: sophie.stephens-young@fennerschambers.com

Sophie joined Fenners in 2023 having previously trained in Beauty. Sophie is responsible for directing enquiries, dealing with managing paperwork and general administration and is a warm and friendly addition to our close-knit clerking team.