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Andrew Barnes

+44 (0)20 7304 2864abarnes@wilberforce.co.uk

Senior Practice Manager

Andrew joined Chambers in March 2011 and was promoted to Senior Practice Manager in June 2019. He is responsible for the management and development of the juniors within Chambers. This involves all aspects of their practices, client relations, the management of their diaries and fee negotiation.

Andrew is a qualified member of the Institute of Barristers’ Clerks (IBC), having completed the BTEC Advanced Award in Chambers Administration. Andrew also enjoyed a period of time sitting on The Junior Clerks’ Committee for the Institute.

Andrew’s hobbies include watching most forms of sport. He also enjoys playing football, tennis and cricket and has previously represented Great Britain at Real Tennis at a Junior Academy level.

The 2020 edition of The Legal 500 describes Andrew as “exceptionally helpful“, also noting that “his clerking is second to none and he has been an absolute asset to the team; he’s excellent – responsive, and has a genuine understanding of the teams he works with“.