'Smart in every way, and very committed to hard work and a good service.’ Legal 500 2017
'Organised, affable, friendly and sensible.' Chambers UK 2016
'A high-class professional, worthy of his position.' Legal 500 2016
Chris Emmings is a clerk with over 20 years experience.
A Senior Clerk with enormous and varied experience in clerking. He holds the most senior position in Chambers and is responsible for strategy and business development.
Chris joined QEB Hollis Whiteman in 2008, having previously been at 6 King's Bench Walk for 11 years. He became Senior Clerk in November 2012. He has over 20 years' experience as a clerk, having progressed throughout his career working within large criminal and regulatory chambers.
Chris studied the ILM Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management course for Barristers' Clerks.
He enjoys participating and watching all sports, particularly football, golf, cricket and rugby and – for his sins – he is an avid West Ham fan. Chris also enjoys travelling and is currently learning Spanish in his spare time.
'The senior clerk Chris Emmings and first junior clerk Faye Stimpson are exactly what you look for in clerks - they're easy to get hold of and work efficiently.' Chambers UK 2022
'Senior clerk Chris Emmings, in concert with first junior clerk Faye Stimpson, leads a clerking team that has that balance between being friendly and extremely professional.' Chambers UK 2022
'Senior clerk Chris Emmings, in concert with first junior clerk Faye Stimpson, leads a clerking team that is very polished and collaborative in its approach.' Chambers UK 2021
'Senior clerk Chris Emmings and second junior clerk David O'Sullivan are, quite frankly, masters of their craft. They understand how to meet expectations when dealing with these cases.' Chambers UK (2021)
'The clerking is characterised by effortless efficiency. Senior clerk Chris Emmings is praised for being organised, affable, friendly and sensible.' Chambers UK (2018)
'Senior clerk Chris Emmings is ‘smart in every way, and very committed to hard work and a good service’, and one solicitors says, ‘I see him as one of the main reasons why chambers has taken off as well as it has in recent years’ Legal 500 (2017)
'Very approachable and sensible.' Chambers UK (2017)
'Knows the market extremely well.' Chambers UK (2017)
'Always looks after its clients’. Key contacts include senior clerk Chris Emmings, who is ‘a high-class professional, worthy of his position’. Legal 500 (2016)
'Really proactive and client-focused.' Chambers UK (2016)