Clerks and Administration

Our experienced and professional clerks’ team, led by John Pyne – Senior Clerk, are happy to help with your enquiry in a friendly and efficient manner.

If you have any queries or concerns regarding the services provided at 187 Chambers, or wish to direct a compliment to a member of the team, we would be happy to hear from you.

Out of hours contact can be made by calling 07976 281 902.

John Pyne
Senior Clerk

‘John Pyne is one of the best in the business and certainly one of the nicest. He is a credit to Chambers and has developed a vibrant and talented Clerks Room’ – Legal 500

John joined 187 Chambers as a clerk in 1981 and was appointed to the role of Senior Clerk in 1996.

John is responsible for overseeing the efficient running of Chambers ensuring that clients receive the highest level of service.  He is also responsible for the development of barristers’ practices and the management of the clerking team.

Phone: 0207 430 7300 or 07976 281 902

Steve Parr
Deputy Senior Clerk

“Steve Parr is an able and ambitious 1st junior clerk” – Legal 500

Steve is a very experienced clerk and has previously worked in two of London’s largest criminal sets.

Steve is responsible for business development and engagement with instructing solicitors and agencies.

Phone: 0207 430 7305 or 07813 001 194

Theresa Tyler
Diary Clerk

Theresa joined Chambers in 2001 and has responsibility for the management of the diary and the development and maintenance of client relationships.

Prior to joining Chambers Theresa worked for over 20 years for a criminal defence solicitors in South East London.

Phone: 0207 430 7304

Steph Shaylor
Diary Clerk

Steph joined 187 Chambers in November 2017 having previously worked for a firm of solicitors in Essex.

Steph has responsibility for the management of the diary. She also manages and posts regular updates to the website and Chambers’ social media pages.

Phone: 0207 430 7301

Matt McKimm
Junior Clerk

Matt joined us in April 2022 having spent the previous 2 years in a criminal Chambers.

Phone: 0207 430 7310

Jo Haigh
Prosecution Fees Clerk

Jo has been a clerk for over 25 years and has experience of working in two other criminal sets.

She was a diary clerk at 2 Pump Court before joining 187 Chambers in July 2014 following the merger of both Chambers and is responsible for all aspects of Chambers’ prosecution billing including aged debt.

Phone: 0207 430 7307

Emma Gluckstein
Chambers’ Administrator

Emma was called to the Bar in 1985. She then took a sabbatical and returned to Chambers to assist with their move to Fleet Street in 1999.

In 2004 Emma’s role changed to become Chambers’ Administrator and she is in the unique position of understanding both sides of the profession.

Phone: 0207 430 7410