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Director of Clerking and Business Development
Michael has over 30 years’ experience as a barristers’ clerk and is a highly regarded and a trusted figure amongst the legal fraternity. His expert clerking abilities has secured him several impressive legal directory recommendations and recognition at industry awards.
He played a pivotal role in the merger of Park Lane with Plowden Chambers in 2007 and sits on the Executive Management Board of Chambers
Michael works closely with his clerking team in the day-to-day clerking of members’ practices. He is responsible for the business development of chambers and ensures a close working and open relationship with our clients.
Incredibly well-connected, not just amongst solicitors but also the wider legal community, he is known for his expert knowledge and infectious enthusiasm, making him a popular go-to figure in the legal community.
Michael is focused on exploring new ways Chambers can work with clients to deliver a service that evolves with the changing legal landscape. He strives on being responsive to the market and working with clients to provide pragmatic solutions to the engagement of barristers and fee structures.
He has secured many new work avenues and clients, and generated respect for his honesty and approach. Michael’s work and abilities are key to the success that Chambers enjoys.
Michael Stubbs, the set’s director of clerking, ‘leads an excellent team – he works hard to create a positive working relationship with instructing solicitors’, Legal 500 2020
"A pleasure to work with." Legal 500 2018/2019
"The clerks, and particularly practice director Michael Stubbs, help to set the chambers apart from its rivals. Whatever the problem, Mike will find a workable solution. He's a pleasure to work with." Chambers & Partners 2019
Practice director Michael Stubbs is described as "a delight to work with and fantastically proactive in arranging suitable counsel."Chambers and Partners