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Danny Smillie

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Team Leader

Danny joined Wilberforce in 1988 and during his time in Chambers he has clerked the likes of the current Master of the Rolls, Mr Justice Warren and Mr Justice Nugee.

With over 25 years in clerking, Danny is a highly experienced Team Leader with a wealth of experience. He is responsible for managing and promoting the practices of our Junior barristers including management of diaries, acceptance and distribution of work, fee negotiation and maintaining and developing client relationships, both in the UK and offshore. He provides a professional, reliable and personal service to all our solicitors and clients. He is always happy to advise on the type of expertise and experience required for a particular case.

Danny is a member of the Chambers’ Pupillage Committee, assisting with the recruitment of our pupils and manages their development from pupillage into tenancy as they become members of his team. He is also a member of the Institute of Barristers’ Clerks.

The Legal 500 (2016) says Danny Smillie ‘is always responsive and friendly’.

The Legal 500 (2017) says Danny Smillie is ‘first class’.