1 Garden Court

David McDonald

1st Junior Clerk

"First junior David McDonald deserves special mention as a “brilliant” clerk who “always provides a high-class service." Chambers and Partners, 2020


David joined 1GC Family Law in April 2018 and has over 20 years’ experience in specialist family law chambers. He has also completed the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) Level 5 Diploma.

David’s responsibilities include assisting the Senior Clerk with diary management, negotiating fees, clerking all members of Chambers and managing the clerking team.

Outside of work, David enjoys spending time with his family and is a season ticket holder with West Ham United.