Jessica joined Chambers in May 2019 as a Practice Manager. She started clerking in 2013 at Keating Chambers, where she completed the BTEC Advanced Award in Chambers Administration. Before clerking Jess gained a BA Honours degree in Business Administration from University of Greenwich.

Jessica currently assists Danny Smillie with the management and development of the Junior Members of Chambers. This encompasses all aspects of their practices, the management of their diaries, fee negotiation, listing hearings and developing client relations.

Outside of Chambers, Jess enjoys spending time with her family, going to brunches with her friends and reading as much as possible.

  • Quote symbolJess Edson is a pleasure to deal with.

    The Legal 500 2022

  • Quote symbolAndrew Barnes and Jessica Edson are both super friendly, quick to respond and very approachable.

    Chambers & Partners 2024

  • Quote symbolClerks are always helpful and get back to you quickly, which is very helpful. Both George Salvage and Jessica Edson are a pleasure to deal with and make our jobs a lot easier.

    The Legal 500 2024

  • Quote symbolThe clerking at Wilberforce is, simply stated, second to none.

    The Legal 500 2024

  • Quote symbolThe best clerking team in London. They are so service- and client-orientated.

    Chambers & Partners 2024

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