Civil & Family Practice Director
Stuart joined KCH Garden Square in 2011, having previously worked for the Crown Prosecution Service in both Sheffield and Nottingham. His wealth of experience from working on the Crown Court unit and as the crown advocate clerk in Nottingham has given him a unique and thorough understanding of a clients expectations from Chambers.
As Civil & Family Practice Director, Stuart is responsible for the development and implementation of career development strategies for Civil and Family Counsel. He also oversees the Civil & Family Practice Management team to maintain high standards in relation to diary management and billing.
Stuart is keen to support team members, putting in place supporting pathways for progression, and as a qualified Mental Health First Aider he is alive to the wellbeing needs of his team. His support for clerks is not limited to KCH Garden Square as he is also a mentor on The Institute of Barristers’ Clerks’ Mentoring Scheme, offering support and guidance to help all clerks within the program reach their potential.
“KCH has been my go-to Chambers for the last ten years since starting my career in Family Law. The Clerks, especially Stuart Walker, are extremely helpful going above and beyond to assist in securing representation for clients often at short notice.”
Local Childcare Solicitor
“The service is exceptional and the clerks are very efficient. Most notably Stuart Walker has been of great assistance on a number of cases, finding counsel at late notice and liaising well with us.”
Legal 500, 2022
“The clerks are fantastic. Nothing is too much trouble for Stuart and his team and their fees are very competitive.”
Legal 500, 2022