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 Declan Gray, 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 right at the top of the tree in terms of their ability, quality and professionalism’; for some ‘they are the best to deal with my far’.
“The ‘impressive’ Sian Huckett is ‘on the ball’ when it comes to relationship management with law firms” Legal 500 (2018 edition)
“Sian Huckett is singled out for responsiveness” Legal 500 (2017 edition)
“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 (2017 edition);
“impressive enthusiasm and a results-driven approach” in Legal 500 overview (2016 edition);
Singled out as “superb” in Legal 500 overview (2015 edition).