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Lee Hughes-Gage

Senior Clerk


Lee began his clerking career in 1988 and became the Senior Clerk at Bridewell Chambers in 1999. He joined 5 King's Bench Walk as Senior Clerk, in July 2005.

Lee leads the clerking team and has the overall responsibility for the strategic management and the development of members’ practices. Lee is responsible for the promotion and marketing of Chambers, ensuring that both members and staff provide a first rate service. Lee brings a wealth of experience when it comes to providing suitable Counsel and is always on hand to provide advice on such matters.

Building and maintaining existing and new client relationships is core to Chambers' business and Lee is responsible for all aspects of Chambers' work and regularly undertakes visits to our clients throughout the UK.

Outside of Chambers, Lee is an avid Arsenal fan and keen follower of England Rugby. Lee is a member of the Eldon Golf Society and Chigwell Golf Club.

What the Directories Say

In the clerks’ room, Lee Hughes-Gage ‘leads a very steady ship’. His team always provides ‘a high-quality service’ by ‘going the extra mile’ for clients and ‘providing the best barrister to suit client needs’. - Legal 500 - 2017

They are led by the ‘ever impressive and hardworking’ Lee Hughes-Gage, who ‘strives to ensure that chambers leads from the front’ - Legal 500 - 2016

The service is rated as ‘second to none’'  &   ‘nothing is too much trouble’ - Legal 500 - 2016


  • 1988-1989 - Junior Clerk, Chambers of Ronald Walker QC, 12 KBW
  • 1989-1999 - 1st Junior Clerk, Chambers of Richard Slowe 4 KBW [laterly Bridewell Chambers]
  • 1999-2005 - Senior Clerk, Bridewell Chambers
  • 2005 - Senior Clerk, Chambers of Sarah Forshaw QC & Mark Heywood QC, 5 KBW