Devereux’s clerks are always willing to advise on the suitability and availability of counsel and to discuss fee structures, packages and budgets. We believe that our continued success is down to our high-quality legal expertise, competitive rates, our down-to-earth approach, and a focus on delivering excellent client service. Devereux’s Practice Management team are regularly commended in the Legal 500 and Chambers UK directories.

Chambers UK 2021

"The service the clerking team provides is flawless."

"They are the most responsive, understanding and user-friendly clerks at the employment Bar."

"They are very easy to communicate with and very practical with the needs of the client in terms of fee structures and rates.”

Legal 500 2021

“An impressive clerking operation that understands the commercial needs of solicitors.”

“Always very responsive, they run a tight ship.”

Legal 500 2020

The clerks are “quick to respond, helpful, and always available when you need them.”

Practice managers Cyrus Biggs and Chris Downes “will track down a response from counsel if you can’t and they feel like part of the team.”

Chambers UK 2020

"The clerks are exceptionally good and very responsive.”

"It is an extraordinarily strong set. The chambers director Vince Plant is extremely able and very approachable."

Legal 500 2019

A "standout clerking team" that has "grown considerably under strong leadership" of Chambers Director Vince Plant.

Devereux is praised for being "one of very few chambers who take the time to understand the client and its industry"

Chambers UK 2019

"Devereux has one of the best clerking teams in the country. They always provide a very personable and friendly service." 

Vince Plant is the Chambers Director, while Chris Downes is the Practice Manager. Both are seen as being ‘cooperative and highly pragmatic when it comes to fees.’ Downes is ably assisted by James Hudson, who is noted for being ‘professional and a pleasure to work with.’

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"In addition to us just providing them with instructions, the barristers have directly provided training to our team. They have gone the extra mile"

Chambers UK Bar 2020

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