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Meet Us

Meet the Name and their admin backbone in the clerks room.

All of these barristers are authorised by the BSB to undertake direct public access work and positively welcome engagement with our clients direct.


Practice Management

Barristers’ practices are managed by professionals called clerks by customAs the old fashioned name suggests, clerks have been around as long as barristers, with whom they have a unique relationship.  The profession is steeped in traditions which continue to this day yet it has been a central force in modern practice and business management.

Our clerks are led by Stephen Lavell.  Steve is the present scion of a long family tradition in clerking.  His team is responsible for driving the businesses of 50 barristers at 2DRJ.

Steve’s team includes Marc Newson and Jamie Thornton whose job it is to manage court schedules with busy barristers.  Sophia Murray supports the team.

All of our clerks are there to help you but Jamie is the first point of contact for the public access team at Name . Email us at

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