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Danny Smillie

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Team Leader

Danny is the Team Leader for the Senior QCs’ team.

Danny began his career in 1987 and joined Wilberforce in 1988 as a Junior Clerk. During his time in Chambers he has clerked the likes of the current Master of the Rolls, Mr Justice Warren (retired) and Mr Justice Nugee.

With over 30 years experience, Danny is a highly experienced Team Leader with a wealth of experience. He is responsible for the Senior QCs’ practices which involves the management of diaries, acceptance and distribution of work, fee negotiation and management of client relationships, both in the UK and offshore. Danny provides a professional, reliable and personal service to all our solicitors and clients and is happy to advise on the type of expertise and experience required for a particular case.

Danny has knowledge of the practices of all our members across our wider practice areas and is happy to talk to anyone who would like to know more information about how we can help.

Danny is a member of the Chambers’ Pupillage Committee and assists with the recruitment and development of our pupils into tenancy. 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’.