Sian Huckett has been appointed as Fountain Court’s joint Deputy Senior Clerk, along with Katie Szewczyk. Sian joined Fountain Court in October 2008 as a Team Leader’s Assistant and was promoted in 2013 to a Team Leader, prior to her recent promotion.
As joint Deputy to Alex Taylor, Sian assists in leading the clerking team and assisting with the strategic management for Chambers. Sian’s role focuses on building, establishing and enhancing client relationships, developing her team’s practices and ensuring individual members’ strengths are best utilised in the allocation of new instructions. Sian is responsible for her team’s diary management and fee negotiation and assessment. She represents the Clerking Team on the Equality and Diversity Committee at Fountain Court. In addition, and alongside her assistant Chloe Gibbs, Sian deals with enquiries for arbitrators and mediators.
Sian is a member of the Institute of Barristers’ Clerks, and is an active member of the IBC Management Committee and Equality and Diversity Committee; she is also involved in various sub-committee initiatives (Access to clerking and Mentoring) via the IBC.
“The clerks are friendly and efficient and provide top-quality assistance.” “Their clerking service is excellent; the team meets every demand, and is extremely helpful and very reliable.” Alex Taylor is the senior clerk, and is ably supported by Sian Huckett, who is “very switched on, highly commercial and someone who makes a real point of trying to build relationships.” Chambers UK 2020
“Sian Huckett devoted to client service and a particular asset to her set, she epitomises their fantastic service” Legal 500 2020
“The ‘impressive’ Sian Huckett is ‘on the ball’ when it comes to relationship management with law firms” Legal 500
“Sian Huckett is singled out for responsiveness” Legal 500
“Sian Huckett in particular is great. She is incredibly responsive, very easy to get on with and very helpful. You can’t ask for much more.” Chambers UK ;
Sian Huckett is “impressive enthusiasm and a results-driven approach” in Legal 500
Sian Huckett is singled out as “superb” in Legal 500.