The Black Chambers clerks offer an approachable, efficient and extremely helpful service, and are a crucial link between instructing agents and Counsel. They are happy to help with any query in relation to the availability of Counsel, and can help you identify the most appropriate Advocate for any particular instruction.
The clerks are fully versed in the workings of the criminal courts system and are in regular contact with Crown Office, Procurator Fiscals and Justiciary Office.
If you have any questions regarding the availability of Counsel, or if you require an indication of Counsels' likely fees, please feel free to contact the clerks using the details in the contact us section.
Since becoming Advocates Clerk in 2002, Lee-Anne has proved herself invaluable to Counsel in the running and development of their practices. Previously employed by the Scottish Legal Aid Board, Lee-Anne has an excellent understanding of the Scottish legal system, and provides a consistently high quality, professional service to our customers.
Steven has been an employee of the Faculty of Advocates for over 15 years, the last 9 of which have been as Deputy Clerk in the Black Chambers. His experience of working in various departments has provided him with a useful insight into the organisation of the Faculty of Advocates as a whole. A qualified criminal Paralegal, his friendly, down to earth approach proves popular with instructing agents.
After graduating in 2001 with a BA Hons in Law, Christina spent a year in a criminal legal firm, gaining a valuable insight into legal procedures. Before joining Black Chambers as a Deputy Clerk in 2007, Christina acted as the Faculty Admin Assistant in Glasgow High Court and as Administrator for the Faculty of Advocates Criminal Bar Association. Christina’s personable and professional approach ensures she provides a quality service to our customers at all times.