9 Park Place Chambers Announces New Senior Clerk

17 NOVEMBER 2011

9 Park Place Chambers has announced the appointment of Michael Lieberman as the new senior clerk replacing Jim Williams who retires this year.

A member of the Institute of Barristers Clerks and an accredited civil and commercial mediator, Mr Lieberman began his career in 1990 as a clerk with 3 Grays Inn Square Chambers, now 33 Bedford Row, before becoming senior clerk in 1997. His career has also included time working for Price Waterhouse Coopers and the University of Cambridge.

Mr Lieberman’s experience includes mentoring staff performance, budget management and client liaison. He is familiar with Bar Code of Conduct, complaint and discipline procedures, the equality and diversity code for the Bar and the Equalities Act and the framework of legal organisations within which the bar operates.

Commenting on the appointment, Gregg Taylor Q.C, Head of 9 Park Place Chambers said: “Michael is a senior barristers’ clerk with 15 years experience successfully leading the operational performance of a London Barristers Chambers. He has a thorough understanding of our market and is familiar with the dynamics of a multi-practice group environment. I have no doubt that he will be a real asset for our Chambers as we look to further develop our portfolio and profile on the Wales and Chester circuit.”

Mr Lieberman adds: “9 Park Place is an established set with a significant market presence. Members are regularly the preferred choice of counsel for law firms and local authorities alike and have acted in many of the most high-profile cases in the areas of criminal, civil, family and employment law. I look forward to working with the team to ensure the continued delivery of a consistently high-quality service across the board, providing some of the best legal advice and advocacy available.”

One of the leading sets of barristers’ chambers in Wales, 9 Park Place Chambers specialises in the areas of chancery, commercial, criminal, employment, family, administrative and regulatory law.