''The best clerks’ room among all the criminal sets in London.' Legal 500 2017
'The ‘formidable’ clerking team is ‘closely knit, friendly, very experienced and helpful'. Legal 500 2016
‘Friendly, efficient and dedicated individuals, who know the needs of their clients and members’. Legal 500, 2017
Clerking and Support Team
Knowledgable and experienced, QEB Hollis Whiteman is proud of its business minded, trustworthy and efficient team, who are always willing to go the extra mile.
QEB Hollis Whiteman’s experienced clerking team is renowned for its client care and knowledge of the areas in which our members work. Led by Senior Clerk, Chris Emmings, assisted by First Junior Clerk, Faye Patis, the members of the team are available to discuss the requirements of instructing solicitors and clients; the experience, suitability and availability of barristers; case management; court listings and case progression; conferences and meetings; training and events; any other queries regarding cases, barristers and Chambers.
'The clerks have elevated clerking to the levels of the leading commercial sets with which we interact. Senior clerk Chris Emmings and first junior clerk Faye Patis are both highly commended' Chambers UK (2018)
'The clerking is characterised by effortless efficiency. Senior clerk Chris Emmings is praised for being organised, affable, friendly and sensible' Chambers UK (2018)
'Really proactive and client-focused. The clerks have a really good understanding of what the barristers do and who is best placed for a case' Chambers UK (2018)
'The clerks are on it' Chambers UK (2017)
'Faye Patis, working closely with Emmings make "a formidable and entirely reliable duo"' Legal 500 (2017)
'The clerks, led by Chris Emmings, are very professional and are applauded for never giving clients anyone that is not up to snuff' Chambers UK (2016)
'A friendly, professional and reliable team that is always open to difficult discussions regarding fees or demanding clients' Chambers UK (2016)
'Always looks after its clients’ Legal 500 (2016)
'Proactive at managing client relationships' Chambers UK (2015)
'They have an excellent clerking team led by Chris Emmings, who is very well supported by Faye Patis' Chambers UK (2015)