Support Staff

“Key contacts in the ‘polite and efficient’ clerking team are Chris Shaw, Mark Heald, Paul Laverty, Tim Booth and Mark Robinson.”

Legal 500 2015

 

They will go the extra mile to accommodate us. If we have a client and want a certain barrister they will try to move diaries for us. They won’t leave us in a difficult place.” Chambers & Partners 2015

We have a large clerking, administration and support team. The team is highly trained and renowned for the quality of its customer care and knowledge of the skills of our barristers. Below are the contact details, including direct dial and email addresses of our staff teams in each of our Chambers. If you aren’t quite sure who is best placed to assist you, either call your local Chambers or email clerk@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk.

MANCHESTER CLERKING TEAM

MANCHESTER CIVIL CLERKS

Name: Chris Shaw
Position: Senior Clerk – Civil, Commercial & Employment Clerk
Email: chris.shaw@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1584

Name: Rob Lang
Position: Assistant Senior Clerk (Commercial & Employment)
Email: rob.lang@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1542

Name: Martin Craggs
Position: Assistant Senior Clerk (PI + Clinical Negligence)
Email: martin.craggs@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1546

Name: Gemma Eachus
Position: Civil Clerk (Commercial & Employment)
Email: gemma.eachus@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1544

Name: Ryan Calderbank
Position: Junior Civil Clerk
Email: ryan.calderbank@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1500

Name: Demi Crosbie
Position: Junior Civil Clerk
Email: demi.crosbie@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1500

Name: George Hooley
Position: Junior Civil Clerk
Email: george.hooley@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1585

Name: Matthew Smith
Position: Junior Civil Clerk
Email: matthew.smith@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1585

Name: Paul Reeves
Position: Civil Billing Clerk
Email: paul.reeves@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1585

MANCHESTER FAMILY CLERKS

Name: Paul Laverty
Position: Senior Family and Court Of Protection Clerk
Email: paul.laverty@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1500

Name: Ryan Barker
Position: Assistant Senior and Matrimonial Finance Clerk
Email: ryan.barker@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1506

Name: Dan Johnson
Position: Children Law Clerk
Email: dan.johnson@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1523

Name: Dean Fitzmaurice
Position: Junior Matrimonial Finance Clerk
Email: dean.fitzmaurice@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1500

Name: Vaughn John
Position: Junior Children Law Clerk
Email: vaughn.john@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1500

Name: Garrick Brown
Position: Junior Family Clerk
Email: garrick.brown@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1500

MANCHESTER CRIMINAL AND REGULATORY CLERKS

Name: Mark Heald
Position: Senior Criminal and Regulatory Clerk
Email: mark.heald@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1505

Name: Gary Douglas
Position: Assistant Senior Criminal and Regulatory Clerk
Email: gary.douglas@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1503

Name: Shell Edmonds
Position: Criminal Clerk
Email: shell.edmonds@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1512

Name: Tom Roche
Position: Criminal Clerk
Email: Tom.Roche@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1504

Name: Andy Booth
Position: Criminal Clerk
Email: andy.booth@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1532

Name: Brandon Singh
Position: Junior Criminal Clerk
Email: Brandon.Singh@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1502

MANCHESTER PUBLIC/ADMINISTRATIVE LAW CLERKS

Name: Chris Shaw
Position: Public/Administrative Law Senior Clerk
Email: chris.shaw@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1584

Name: Tom Roche
Position: Public/Administrative Law Clerk
Email: tom.roche@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1504

LIVERPOOL CLERKING AND ADMINISTRATION TEAM

Name: Lisa Kemp
Position: Practice Manager
Email: lisa.kemp@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0151 243 6000

Name: Allan Weston
Position: Assistant Senior Clerk (Civil)
Email: allan.weston@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0151 243 6000

Name: David Harrald
Position: Civil Clerk
Email: david.harrald@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0151 243 6000

Name: Alastair Webster
Position: Criminal Clerk
Email: alastair.webster@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0151 243 6000

Name: Greg Highton
Position: Criminal Clerk
Email: greg.highton@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0151 243 6000

Name: Gail Curran
Position: Family Clerk
Email: gail.curran@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0151 243 6000

Name: Emma Wall
Position: Family Clerk
Email: emma.wall@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0151 243 6000

Name: Alex Downing
Position: Junior Family Clerk
Email: alex.downing@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0151 243 6000

Name: Liam Lythgoe-Hurley
Position: Family Billing Clerk
Email: liam.lythgoe-hurley@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0151 243 6000

Name: Lindra Bushell
Position: Receptionist/Typist
Email: lindra.bushell@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0151 243 6000

Name: Joshua Spence
Position: Office Assistant
Email: joshua.spence@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0151 243 6000

 

SHEFFIELD CLERKING AND ADMINISTRATION TEAM

Name: Tim Booth
Position: Senior Clerk
Email: tim.booth@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0114 273 8951

Name: Christian Wolfenden
Position: Lead Clerk, Crime
Email: christian.wolfenden@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0114 273 8951

Name: Tim Smith
Position: Lead Clerk, Family & Civil
Email: tim.smith@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0114 273 8951

Name: Louise Gold
Position: Junior Clerk, Crime
Email: louise.gold@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0114 273 8951

Name: Jayne Harper
Position: Junior Clerk, Family & Civil
Email: jayne.harper@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0114 273 8951

Name: Phil Donner
Position: Criminal Billing
Email: philip.donner@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0114 228 9103

Name: Kurtis Westerman
Position: Family & Civil Billing
Email: kurtis.westerman@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0114 273 8951

 

 

Name: Jane Levesley
Position: Legal Typist
Email: jane.levesley@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0114 228 9107

Name: Penny Holmes
Position: Legal Typist
Email: penny.holmes@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0114 228 9106

Name: Lynne Lee
Position: Receptionist
Email: lynne.lee@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0114 273 8951

Name: Bev Havenhand
Position: Receptionist
Email: bev.dyer@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0114 273 8951

CHESTER CLERKING AND ADMINISTRATION TEAM

Name: Mark Robinson
Position: Senior Chester Clerk
Email: mark.robinson@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 01244 323070

Name: Greg Brooker
Position: Chester Clerk
Email: greg.brooker@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 01244 323070

Name: Sarah Ward
Position: Junior Clerk
Email: sarah.ward@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 01244 323070

 

Name: Paige Coppack
Position: Office Assistant/ Junior Clerk
Email: paige.coppack@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 01244 323070

Name: Avril Patel
Position: Office Assistant/ Junior Clerk
Email: avril.patel@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 01244 323070

ACCOUNTS TEAM

Name: Paula Blackshaw
Position: Head of Accounts
Email: paula.blackshaw@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1509

Name: Pauline Holden
Position: Criminal Billing Clerk
Email: pauline.holden@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1559

Name: Eileen Snowball
Position: Fee Collection Administrator
Email: eileen.snowball@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1586

Name: Caroline Pearson
Position: Fee Collection Administrator
Email: caroline.pearson@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1511

Name: Catherine Cela
Position: Criminal Billing Clerk
Email: catherine.cela@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1500

Name: Sally Hambleton
Position: Fee Collection Administrator
Email: sally.hambleton@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1510

Name: Mark Greer
Position: Family Billing Clerk
Email: mark.greer@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1587

Name: Samantha Philips
Position: Fee Collection Administrator
Email: samantha.philips@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1500

Name: Tom Downing
Position: Fee Collection Administrator
Email: tom.downing@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1500

Name: Andy Williams
Position: Junior Fee Collection Administrator
Email: Andrew.Williams@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1500

Manchester Support Staff

Name: Janet Moorhouse
Position: Marketing and Communications Manager
Email: janet.moorhouse@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1515

Name: Georgia Thompson
Position: Marketing and Communications Apprentice
Email: georgia.thompson@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1562

Name: Diane Lees
Position: PA to Head of Chambers and Chief Executive
Email: diane.lees@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1545

Name: Megan Timmons
Position: Human Resources & Health and Safety Assistant
Email: megan.timmons@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1513

Name: Sue Bescoby
Position: Legal Typist
Email: sue.bescoby@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1514

Name: Diane Potts
Position: Facilities & Housekeeping Assistant

Name: Debbie Wilkinson
Position: Librarian
Email: debbie.wilkinson@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1500

Name: Paula Hesson
Position: Telephonist/Receptionist
Email: reception@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1500

Name: Deborah Jones
Position: Telephonist/Receptionist
Email: reception@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1500

Name: Alison Ebden
Position: Front of House Receptionist
Email: reception@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1500

Name: Laura Clancy
Position: Front of House Receptionist
Email: reception@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1500

Manchester Office Assistants

Name: Chloe Rhodes
Position: Office Assistant
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1500

Name: Olivia Aldred
Position: Office Assistant
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1500

Name: Robyn Duffy-Shepherd
Position: Office Assistant
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1500

Name: Kane Shakespeare
Position: Office Assistant
Direct Dial: 0161 214 1500