Fountain Court Chambers would like to announce that Mark Watson has decided to step down as Senior Clerk after 37 years service.

Mark joined Fountain Court after leaving school in 1974 and worked his way up to First Junior and in 1996 was appointed Senior Clerk.

Mark Watson said “I have enjoyed my long and successful career at Fountain Court, have many happy memories of my years at Chambers and of the many distinguished barristers I have worked with”. Head of Chambers Timothy Dutton QC said “Mark has worked at Fountain Court all of his professional life, clerking many leading advocates of his generation, and we wish him all the best for the future. He will be much missed in Chambers”.