Chris joined Chambers in 2016 and is a key member of the clerking team. Chris began his clerking career in 2007 and prior to joining Chambers, he gained considerable experience clerking in two common law sets.
Chris is responsible for the diary management and practice development of all members of Chambers. This involves all aspects of their practices, client relations, the management of their diaries and fee negotiation. Chris is one of the main points of contact in Chambers in regards to fixing court hearings and is a qualified direct public access clerk.
Chris completed the ILM Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management in December 2020.
Chris is a member of the Institute of Barristers’ Clerks and served on the IBC Career Development Committee between 2016 – 2019. Chris is also a member of Resolution.
Within the legal directories Chris has been praised for:
‘Ensures that a good rapport is maintained and provides outstanding service when dealing with an instructing solicitor.’ – Legal 500, 2024
‘The clerks are fantastic and responsive. Chris Young is a standout clerk.’ – Legal 500, 2024
‘We like working with Chris Young because he is so reliable – he will always swiftly deal with any issues.’ – Legal 500, 2022
‘excellent client service’ and for ‘always going the extra mile’ – Legal 500, 2020