Jack Wood commenced work as a barristers clerk at Essex Court Chambers in 2002 and has been in his current position of Team Leader since 2012.

Jack is currently responsible for clerking the junior members of Chambers over 10 years call and is assisted by Samantha Wright and Demi Woolger. Jack’s role encompasses all aspects of practice management including work allocation, fee negotiation, domestic and international business development.

Jack has been recognised in the legal directories as:

“Jack Wood is always readily contactable, very responsive, understands what we are looking for and identifies the right team to work with us.”

Chambers & Partners 2024

“Jack Wood is consistently outstanding. He delivers an extremely high level of service to solicitor clients: he combines a can-do attitude with a pragmatic commercial approach to ensure that the right counsel is instructed. If I ever have a tricky case or a last minute issue, Jack is my first call.”

The Legal 500 2022

“I have found Jack Wood to be very helpful when seeking assistance from Essex Court chambers. Jack Wood is quick to respond to queries and always does his very best to ensure that the right help can be provided even in tight time frames.”

The Legal 500 2022

“Jack Wood always goes the extra mile.”

The Legal 500 2022

“Jack Wood stand out in particular. Very user friendly and good to deal with.”

The Legal 500 2022

“In my opinion, the best clerk in London. Super responsive, helpful and commercially-savvy. Always a pleasure to deal with him.”

The Legal 500 2021

“Consistently brilliant to deal with.”

The Legal 500 2020

“Appreciates what law firms are trying to achieve and tailors the service accordingly.”

The Legal 500 2019