12KBW’s Clerking Team is regularly recognised in the leading directories for the efficient, friendly and professional service which they provide to our clients.
Oliver is the Director of Clerking at 12KBW. He began his clerking career at Old Square Chambers in 1998, gaining further experience when moving to Crown Office Chambers. He joined 12KBW in December 2016 and leads our clerking and administrative teams, with responsibility for the strategic management and development of members’ practices and chambers as a whole.
In addition to the management of chambers, Oliver works closely with his clerking team in the day-to-day clerking of members’ practices. He is responsible for the business development of chambers and ensures a close working and open relationship with our clients.
Oliver is assisted by an experienced clerking team which includes Graham Johnson, Senior Clerk.
Lexie began her clerking career at 12KBW in December 2004 and is a Practice Team Leader. Lexie is responsible for the day-to-day practice management and leadership of her delegated team of barristers which includes diary management, fee negotiation, case allocation and business and practice development.
Tristan joined 12KBW in 2009 as a graduate recruit and is now a Practice Team Leader. Tristan is responsible for the day-to-day practice management of his team of barristers. He also works closely with Director of Clerking, Oliver Parkhouse, in developing and maintaining client relationships throughout all of 12KBW’s practice areas.
Tristan sat as chairman of the Institute of Barristers’ Clerks Career Development Committee between Jan 2016 – Nov 2018. He remains an active member of the Institute of Barristers’ Clerks and sits on its Management Committee, as well as the Education Committee.
Tristan was awarded Clerking/Practice Management Clerk of the Year 2019 by The Legal 500 (Legalease).
George joined 12KBW in January 2019 as a Practice Team Leader. He began his clerking career at 1 Crown Office Row in 2007 where he spent seven years’ before joining Fountain Court Chambers in the summer of 2014. George is responsible for the day-to-day practice management of his team of barristers which includes developing their practice, diary management, allocation of new work and fee negotiation. George also focuses on developing and maintaining client relationships on behalf of Chambers.
George is a member of the Institute of Barristers Clerks and has completed the BTEC Advanced Award in Chambers Administration.
Daniella joined 12KBW in January 2020 after gaining 3 years’ experience as a criminal clerk. Starting her career at 18 Red Lion Chambers and progressing onto the role of third junior clerk at Charter Chambers.
Daniella’s primary duties include: diary management, liaising with clients, negotiating fees, allocating cases and developing members’ practices.
Daniella is a member of the Institute of Barristers’ Clerks (IBC) and London Young Lawyers Group (LYLG).
Rob joined 12KBW in January 2020 after gaining 2 years’ experience as a Civil clerk. Starting his career at 39 Essex Chambers and progressing to the role of Junior Assistant Manager. Before joining 12KBW Rob took a year out of work in 2019 to travel across America, Australia and Asia.
Rob’s primary duties include: diary management, liaising with clients, negotiating fees, allocating cases and developing members’ practices.
Roxy joined 12KBW in December 2020 having previously worked for 12KBW in a temporary capacity and in Legal Services for the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Prior to joining, she spent time travelling through Canada, North and Central America and the Caribbean.
Roxy’s main responsibilities include diary management, liaising with clients, fee negotiation and allocation of cases.
Archie joined 12KBW in January 2021 after gaining 3 years’ experience a civil clerk at 1 Chancery Lane.
Archie’s main responsibilities include diary management, liaising with clients, fee negotiation and allocation of cases. Archie joined 12KBW in January 2021.
Lily joined 12KBW in September 2021 after gaining 3 years’ experience at Cloisters Chambers.
Lily’s main responsibilities include diary management, liaising with clients, negotiating fees, allocating cases, and developing members’ practices.
George joined 12KBW in November 2019.
Lor’elle joined 12KBW in February 2020.
Previously, Lor’elle worked as an Events Manager for a start-up company where she was responsible for establishing and developing their Events Programme. Lor’elle has produced several large scale public live events. She brings her diverse background in Events and in-depth knowledge of strategic marketing to the chambers Events Team.
Nimisha is the Head of HR, Administration and Compliance at 12KBW. She was a Solicitor for 17 years before working in chambers as Practice Director at 3 Paper Buildings. Prior to joining 12KBW, Nimisha returned back to private practice as the Practice Manager at a niche education law firm in the city. Nimisha is responsible for Business Administration, HR, Compliance, Risk Management and Facilities in chambers, working closely with the Director of Clerking. She is also chambers Data Protection Manager and Information Security Officer.
Gosia joined 12 King’s Bench Walk in October 2008. She is chambers’ Finance Manager, solely managing all finance matters and the administration of various operational responsibilities. Gosia is studying for her Professional Accounting Qualification, and currently holds a BSc in Management and Marketing from Szczecin University in Poland. She is fluent in Polish and English; and has a basic knowledge of Russian.
Edna is the Senior Fees clerk at 12KBW, and has been with us since 2016.
She has been working in chambers for over 10 years and has been working in fees at leading family and planning sets.
She is responsible for overseeing all aspects of fees collection and management of barristers’ fees.
Nikole joined 12KBW in October 2017 bringing with her extensive experience in a variety of chambers and law firms.
Outside of work Nikole is a professional Mixed Martial Artist with her own academy. She has fought in Ultimate Fighting Championships across the country and is a member of the British and International Taekwondo federations. Aside from coaching, Nikole enjoys going to the gym and socialising with family and friends.
Adrian joined 12KBW in 2011 having previously worked in the mail room and admin department at a large firm of solicitors.
His outside interests include music and watching Arsenal FC.
Tracey joined 12KBW in October 2017 and carries out a variety of PA duties to both members and staff alike, working closely with the Head of HR, Administration and Compliance.
Overseeing reception, Tracey brings her proficiency and excellent client care skills to ensure the smooth delivery of all enquiries to optimum conclusion.
Tracey is also responsible for the administration of our pupillage program.
Jessica joined 12KBW in June 2019.
Previously, Jessica worked as a claims consultant where she developed her excellent telephone communication skills. Prior to this, she had a front of house role as an optical consultant where she presented herself professionally, attentively and provided a warm welcome to all patients.