James is our First junior clerk and joined Chambers in September 2003 having started his clerking career in 1996 in an established Chancery set in Lincoln’s Inn.

As First junior clerk, James assists in the management of the clerks-room, the promotion of Chambers and building and maintaining relationships with our clients.

Additionally James takes a ‘hands on’ approach in development of the practices of our members and the strategic direction of our practice groups using his knowledge of the markets within which we operate.

Our chambers remain in the top twenty sets for client service in the legal directories, with James described in the 2021 guides “always helpful and polite. James Hart is brilliant and always on hand to assist me.” “The clerking there is excellent, particularly first junior clerk James Hart, who is a star. He always gives first-class service and knows the strengths of his barristers.”