Deputy Senior Clerks
Robert Penson is one of our Deputy Senior Clerks. Robert joined Maitland Chambers in 2004, having started his clerking career in 1998. As deputy to John Wiggs, Robert assists in leading the clerking team, focusing on the development of the barristers’ practices, fee negotiation and building and maintaining client relationships.
Working closely with John, he ensures the effective running of a modern chambers. Additionally, Robert is heavily involved with the marketing and promotion of chambers both domestically and internationally, this includes regular visits to offshore jurisdictions.
Outside of chambers, Robert enjoys spending time with his family and keeping himself fit, including cycling, which he often combines with raising money for various charities.
Robert is noted by Legal 500 as ‘a delight to work with’, providing ‘round-the-clock support and assistance’ and who is 'one of the most responsive barristers' clerks'.
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Harry started his career as junior clerk at Henderson Chambers in 1995. He Joined Maitland Chambers as Joint Deputy Senior Clerk in September 2013.
Harry's main responsibilities include the management and development of members' practices, daily liaison with clients, distribution of work, management of Counsel's diaries and fee negotiation. In addition he works closely with John Wiggs, the Senior Clerk, on marketing initiatives and client relations.
Away from Chambers Harry enjoys playing golf and watching most sports.