Daniel began his career as a barrister’s clerk in 1994 and joined Henderson Chambers in February 2014.
Daniel’s role, working closely with the Chief Clerk, is to lead and manage the clerking team, in all activities including strategic business development and client relationships, practice management and career development for members and clerks, as well as marketing initiatives both domestically and internationally.
Daniel can advise on the full spectrum of services within chambers and sits on all practice group committees. He was part of the team developing Chambers’ new website (2017) and GDPR compliance processes (2018), and holds Government vetted “SC” security clearance valid until March 2020.
As part of Chambers’ International practice, Daniel represented Henderson Chambers with colleagues at the IBA Annual Conference in Washington D.C. in September 2016. Daniel is a member of the Institute of Barristers’ Clerks, Legal Practice Management Association, and the Health & Safety Lawyers Association.
Legal Directory recognition:
- “senior practice manager Daniel Kemp is an asset to the set” . The Legal 500 2019.
- the ‘down-to-earth’ clerks’ room ‘takes a commercial approach to fees’. Senior practice managers Daniel Kemp and Nick Bryant come highly recommended and are ‘always a pleasure to deal with’. The Legal 500 2018.
- ‘The clerking is very good and very commercial’. ‘The clerks are very responsive, and work as a team with the instructing solicitor’. Chambers UK 2018
- Senior practice manager Daniel Kemp also ‘provides excellent liaison’ and is ‘recommended’. The Legal 500, 2017
- ‘The clerks bend over backwards to maintain a relationship and to understand what’s going on in your litigation. They know who you know, who you’ve seen, they keep track of everything. They are very polished, slick and charming to deal with.’ Chambers UK 2017
- ‘Outstanding’ senior practice manager Daniel Kemp ‘goes the extra mile’. Legal 500 2016
- “team includes the ‘excellent’ Daniel Kemp. Together, they make up ‘an impeccable clerking team’, hailed as ‘a class act’.” Legal 500 2015