Fay is our First Junior Clerk and can be called upon to answer any enquiries relating to the availability and suitability of the barristers in Chambers. Her pleasant, professional manner is often commented upon by our clients and she has won praise in the professional guides for her approach to her work.
Legal 500 2023 says “The venerable Keith Plowman is the senior clerk and, along with his colleagues Marc Schofield and Fay Bennett, they manage chambers and co-ordinate the practices of each barrister.” and “The clerks are second to none. Keith Plowman and Fay Bennett particularly impress and are excellent dealing with queries and client relations.“
Legal 500 2022 says ‘The clerks are exceptional. I enjoy working with them.‘, ‘The clerks are exceptional and my favourite set of clerks out there.‘, ‘The clerks are, frankly, a joy.’ and ‘Excellent. Helpful, pleasant and efficient.’
Fay has been with Chambers since 2004 and she supports all the functions of our clerks in the Clerks’ Room. As an expert in High Court listing procedures she attends the Royal Courts of Justice to keenly represent our clients’ interests at formal listing appointments and she also provides administrative, marketing back-up as well as front-of-house assistance at our complimentary training events.