'James Hall leads an excellent clerking team. He is a really good and took the lead in rebranding and promoting the set. Always seeking to network effectively, he's a very approachable man'. Chambers and Partners 2023.
James has been a clerk since 2005, starting at the age of 16. He has worked at two of the country’s most established sets under two of the great Senior Clerks, Michael Eves and the late Patrick Duane. James became a Senior Clerk at the age of twenty-eight, at Charter Chambers, and was one of the core members to launch Crucible.
He has overall responsibility for practice management, ensuring that all client needs are met, as well as the practice development of the barristers.