Austen joined Chambers in January 2016 and has 7 years clerking experience, prior to 1GC| Family Law he clerked at another top London Family Chambers. He has also completed the IBC Advanced Award in Chambers Administration for Barristers’ Clerks.
Austen deals with diary management, fixing cases and assisting with the smooth running of the Clerks Room. In addition, Austen is also able to assist with ADR enquiries including Arbitration, Mediation and Early Neutral Evaluations/Private FDR’s.
Outside of Chambers Austen enjoys walks in long grass looking for golf balls and sometimes supporting West Ham United Football Club.