James D’Arcy

James D’Arcy

Senior Civil Clerk


James is the Senior Civil Clerk. He looks after all aspects of civil work and is responsible for “Public Access” queries and bookings. James also assists Gavin Reeves with clerking family work. He has an extensive knowledge of both the civil and family teams and can offer guidance to solicitors and public access clients as to the suitability of Counsel for individual cases along with fees for advice or advocacy.

James joined chambers in 2003 (which was then Sedan House Chambers) as an Office Administrator. He was awarded an NVQ2 in Business Administration in 2004 and was promoted to Junior Clerk in 2005. In 2008, shortly after relocation to 1 Stanley Place Chambers, James was promoted to Family Clerk . After a successful merger between 1 Stanley Place and Nicholas Street Chambers in 2011, James was also given the role of Civil Clerk alongside family clerking. In 2015 James was promoted to Senior Civil Clerk.

In his spare time James enjoys playing and watching football, running and going to the cinema.