Pump Court Chambers is very pleased to announce that James Wackett has joined chambers as Senior Civil Clerk.
James will lead the Civil Clerking team and will ultimately be responsible for the strategic planning, development and growth of all civil practices across chambers. James has gained over 20 years’ experience in the legal industry, working at numerous award winning sets of chambers throughout the UK and internationally. He has been regularly cited in both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500, who have noted that James is “extremely helpful”, “very responsive and very quickly able to source counsel at the appropriate level” and “fantastic [and] knows the industry very well”.
James commented: “This is a very exciting opportunity for me and I look forward to working with the talented barristers, clerks and staff at this highly regarded set of chambers.”
Tony Atkins, Senior Clerk, commented: “James’s energy and passion for clerking are inspiring and we are delighted to have him join our team. James’s appointment aligns to the expansion and future goals of our civil team, and his dynamism will undoubtedly enhance our existing and excellent civil clerking team.”
The appointment of James as Senior Civil Clerk marks the culmination of a year of growth among Pump Court’s Civil Team. We have welcomed several new members over the last 12 months and continue to invite applications from practitioners at all levels of call to join our busy team.