1 Garden Court

Paul Harris

Senior Clerk

"At the helm is the “excellent” Paul Harris, an experienced senior clerk but also a man who is said to bring a “young, innovative” and “modernising” ethos to chambers." Chambers and Partners, 2019

Paul Harris is "a stellar example of what a senior clerk should be." Legal 500, 2020


Paul joined 1GC Family Law in 1997, having previously spent 2 years at a leading construction set. He became Senior Clerk in December 2015 and has overall responsibility for the clerking team including client management, the negotiation of fees, the clerking of all members of Chambers and the development of clerking procedures.

Paul is a qualified member of the Institute of Barristers Clerks and is also a former Chair of the IBC Junior Clerks Committee.

When not in Chambers Paul’s interests include participating in and watching sports and spending time with his partner and two daughters.