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Clerks
Elliot Langdorf

Elliot was appointed Senior Clerk in April 2018. He has overall responsibility for developing client relationships and client service while overseeing the practices of all members of Chambers.

Clients and barristers regard Elliot highly for the high standards of service he provides. This is due to his deep knowledge of Chambers' practice areas and his professional, positive, leadership of our clerking teams.

Clients also respect his judgement and advice when they are selecting counsel.

He joined Cornerstone Barristers as a clerk in September 2012.

According to Legal 500 2016, Elliot is "charming, very personable and extremely helpful".

Telephone
0207 421 1806

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Sam Collins

Sam joined Chambers in August 2016, following eight years at one of the country's largest sets, working in both London and Birmingham over this time. Sam started his career in clerking shortly after graduating from the University of Sheffield. He has also completed the Graduate Diploma in Law and the BTEC in Chambers Administration.

Whilst managing the practices of all members of Chambers, Sam is directly responsible for his own team of barristers. He is assisted by Justin Callaghan and Naomi Bridge. Sam's tasks include the development and administration of members' practices, fee negotiations and diary management.

Telephone
020 7421 1809

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Daniel Gatt

Daniel is known for his approachable, enthusiastic and 'can do' attitude with clients which reflects the professional, friendly service he provides.

His extensive experience in managing both more junior clerks and barristers ensures that he is best placed to lead his own team within Chambers. He is assisted by Alex Hill, George Regan and Chelsea Thomas. Daniel's tasks include the development and administration of members' practices, fee negotiations and diary management.

He joined Chambers in February 2018, following sixteen years at one of the oldest and largest sets at the bar.

Daniel is singled out by Legal 500 as "exceptional". They say they "have never come across a clerk more committed, reliable, and passionate about either his chambers or the instructing solicitors".

Telephone
020 7421 1807

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Justin Callaghan

Justin commenced his clerking career in 2008 and has been at Cornerstone Barristers since 2012.

Justin is an integral part of the clerking team and whilst managing the practices of all members of Chambers, he is responsible for the day to day clerking of approximately 12 members of chambers. JHis tasks include the development and administration of members' practices, fee negotiations, allocation of work and diary management. He also attends chambers marketing and client events.

Justin has previous experience in Criminal & Family Law.

In his spare time he's enjoys working as a car mechanic.

Telephone
020 7421 1814

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Alex Hill

Alex's role is integral in ensuring that barristers' time is managed efficiently, and we have an effective and transparent billing process so that we able to provide quality client service.

Alongside this role, Alex assists the Senior Clerk, Elliot Langdorf, and Team Leader, Daniel Gatt, with the day-to-day running of the barristers' practices, including fee negotiations and diary management. He is the second point of contact for around half of our members. 

Alex joined Chambers in 2008 and is our longest serving clerk. In that time he has developed a wide portfolio of contacts and has worked closely as a point of contact with every member of Chambers.

Outside of work, Alex enjoys travelling and spending time with his wife and daughter.

Telephone
0207 421 1810

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Naomi Bridge

Naomi joined Chambers in September 2017. Her role involves assisting with the day to day management of Chambers along with diary management.

Naomi has a law degree, and has previously worked as a Court Usher at Chelmsford County Court and as a Paralegal.

Telephone
020 7421 1805

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George Regan

George's main role in Chambers is to assist Team Leader Daniel Gatt with the effective running of a team of 27 barristers. His duties include everything from diary management and allocating new instructions to fee negotiations and attending marketing events.

He joined Chambers in May 2016 following 3 years at a leading commercial law set.

Telephone
020 7421 1803

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Chelsea Thomas

Chelsea Thomas joined Cornerstone Barristers in September as an Administration Officer on a twelve month apprenticeship, administered by the charity Step Forward. As part of her apprenticeship, Chelsea undertook a level 4 diploma in business support services.


Chelsea's moved over to her Junior clerking role in January 2018

Telephone
0207 2424 986

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