First Junior Clerk
Clerks' Room Contact Details
Senior Clerk Nick Newman
Nick has been a barristers' clerk since 1992. Prior to becoming Senior Clerk at Cloth Fair Chambers, he spent his entire career at QEB Hollis Whiteman Chambers. Within six years he had worked his way from ‘runner’ to First Junior Clerk. He held the position of First Junior for the following six years being an integral part of the clerking team over a period that recorded unprecedented success, year on year. Time outside chambers, life quickly disappears by virtue of spending time with his young family and sitting on the committee of Old Ignatians Football Club (the legs no longer stretch to playing).
Office Manager Shana Garland
Shana has worked as an Office Manager for the past six years. She has also worked in Event Management and Marketing. Shana moved to London from New York in early 2008 and enjoys being closer to her family in Portugal. She is a member of an Amateur Dramatics Society, where she enjoys performing in musical theatre productions.
First Junior Clerk Adrian Chapman
Adrian joined Cloth Fair Chambers from QEB Hollis Whiteman where he held the position of First Junior Clerk. He is a keen Chelsea supporter, likes a game of golf and occasionally dons a pair of football boots on a Saturday.
Junior Clerk Mark O'Neill
Mark began his clerking career in 2008 and joined Cloth Fair Chambers from 2 Hare Court in January 2012. Away from chambers Mark plays football for Old Minchendenians Football Club.
The Quality of our ServiceIf you would like to see a copy of our Complaints Procedure please click here.
Cloth Fair Chambers aims to provide the very highest quality of service, from both the members of chambers and the administrative staff. If you should have any concerns about an administrative or other matter concerning Cloth Fair Chambers, please raise them with Shana Garland, our Office Manager or Nicholas Purnell QC, our Head of Chambers.
Cloth Fair Chambers is fully committed to the principle of equality of opportunity irrespective of colour, race, disability, age, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation or political persuasion.
If you would like a copy of our Equality and Diversity Policy please email Shana Garland at: firstname.lastname@example.org.