Erskine Chambers appoints new Senior Clerk and Business Development Director

Erskine Chambers are delighted to announce that Phil Reeves is joining Chambers as Senior Clerk, working with the existing Senior Clerking Team, with effect from 10 January 2022.

Phil has a wealth of experience of Erskine Chambers and our practice areas, having spent the first 15 years of his career here.  He returns to us after a successful period at New Square Chambers, the last seven of which as Senior Clerk.

John Campbell is also joining Chambers as Business Development director following a six-year working partnership with Phil at New Square.

John and Phil bring a wealth of experience with them. We look forward to Phil and his team leading Chambers into an exciting future.

According to Legal 500 (2022):

Phil Reeves is the Senior Clerk and is very helpful, responsive and eminently commercial. They are lucky to have him.’

‘I think the clerking team is well run and that is thanks to the expert leadership given in Phil Reeves. I also think that the role played by John Campbell can’t be underestimated. He has done a fantastic job in promoting the services that are offered … .‘

Head of Chambers David Chivers QC, noted: “We are delighted to have Phil Reeves back in Chambers and also to have John Campbell join the Erskine Chambers team. Phil was an outstanding clerk when he left us to develop his career elsewhere. We welcome him back as an outstanding senior clerk who already knows us and our market. Having worked closely in business development with Phil, we know that John will hit the ground running.

John and Phil will be working closely to forge and develop strong working relationships with Chambers’ existing clients, both home and abroad, while simultaneously developing lasting new relationships.


Contact information

Phil Reeves


0207 611 9805

John Campbell


0207 611 9814