Telephone - 020 7583 2401

Chambers People Ltd is a leading specialist consultancy providing a range of services and solutions to Barristers, Barristers Chambers, and Law Firms.
Our services include Staff Recruitment, Training, Business Planning and Marketing Strategies, Compliance advice, and we provide a platform for specialist Consultants.
Chambers People, established in 2002, has a well respected reputation for providing honest, independent and confidential advice.
Our office is in Fleet Street, in the heart of Legal London, but we provide services to clients in every major town or city in England and Wales.
Martin Poulter, Ginnie Rule, Alan Stammers, Mike Harris, Amanda White, Anne Toler, and other consultants, including Lynda Minns (Data Security), provide experienced help and guidance to barristers and their staff on all aspects of chambers life.

Registration as a candidate is FREE of charge: we offer free advice to all candidates on career progression, CV drafting and presentation, and interview techniques.

Staff Recruitment

Permanent, temporary, full time, part-time, and contract positions:
Barristers' Clerks - Senior, Junior, and "Starter" level
Fees Clerks - for Data Entry and Credit Control,
Administration and Finance Staff
Marketing Staff
Reception and front of house staff,
Post Room staff, Housekeepers, Hospitality and Catering Staff,
Personal Administrators or Personal Assistants.

Staff Training

Chambers People Staff Training provides training to staff in barristers' chambers across England and Wales, on a range of topics, including basic introduction to the Legal profession, the Court System, Diary and Practice Management techniques, as well as Fees training.
Training can be provided for groups or individuals, at chambers, or at our office in Fleet Street where we have audio/visual equipment available.

Chambers Fees Service

Chambers Fees Service has been providing fees billing and fees recovery (Aged Debt collection) services to barristers and their chambers, throughout England and Wales. Our highly experienced staff are among the best in the country, extremely knowledgeable, and fully trained to use either Meridian or Lex software. Chambers Fees staff mainly work from home on remote access, and the service is very suitable for chambers that need short term help, or where there is no dedicated Fees clerk in house.

Martin Poulter - Director

Martin started in the legal profession in 1977 as a junior clerk, then later became a very successful Senior Barristers' Clerk and Chambers Director. He has experience of all aspects of running a barristers' chambers - Diary and Practice Management, Financial Management, Business Development and Marketing, Staff, Compliance and Business Administration. This has been a key part of the success of the Chambers People business he started in 2002. [email protected]

Ginnie Rule - Recruitment

Ginnie has been assisting Martin with all aspects of the Chambers People business since 2005.
She is in constant contact with candidates, advising them on new employment opportunities, and managing the interview process on behalf of clients. Ginnie is normally in the office on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Her experience, help and advice to clients and candidates has been an important part of the success of Chambers People.
[email protected]

Alan Stammers - Consultant

Alan Stammers has joined Chambers People as a Consultant to assist with various projects and business development initiatives.

Mike Harris - Chambers Fees

Mike Harris, is an extremely well respected Fees Consultant, providing Clerking and Fees Clerking Services, advice and Staff Training, to barristers chambers across the country. Mike is a former Senior Clerk at a chambers in Birmingham and is a partner with Martin Poulter in the CHAMBERS FEES business.Mike can be contacted through Chambers People [email protected]

Amanda White - Chambers Fees

Amanda is an experienced former Senior Clerk, who has worked at chambers in Southampton, Guildford and London. Amanda provides training to staff in Fees work in various chambers, and provides remote access billing and fee recovery services using Meridian or BarSquared Lex software - Crime (Prosecution or Defence) or Family Graduated Fees.
Amanda can be contacted through Chambers People or via email: [email protected]

Anne Toler - Staff Training Consultant

Chambers People are delighted to be working with Anne Toler, a highly experienced HR professional and trainer. In conjunction with Chambers Training, Anne can provide specific and bespoke training workshops and sessions for barristers and chambers in England and Wales on a range of topics. For further details, contact Chambers People.

Chambers Consultants

Chambers Consultants, part of Chambers People, provides a platform for a number of specialists who can provide help and assistance to barristers and their chambers:
Data Security/Data Protection
Business Development and Marketing planning
Compliance - especially with the Bar Council and BSB documentation
Fees systems 
Contact Martin or Ginnie at Chambers People for more details - 020 7583 2401

Chambers People recommends...

Chambers People uses Paris Partnership for our Accounts and Bookkeeping:
IT at the office is looked after by Chambers Computer Technology Support:
Website and email systems are managed by Anthony York at Yorksoft:
Chambers People would be pleased to recommend them to other customers or clients