Marc Goddard

Marc Goddard

Senior Clerk

Practice Profile

As Senior Clerk he is ultimately responsible for all aspects of Chambers operation. Prior to joining Chambers in 2008, Marc spent 10 years in London at a commercial set, a large common law set and a specialist family law set. Marc has a wealth of experience in relation to the management of Barristers’ Chambers.

 

Marc is a member of Chambers management committee and responsible for all individual practice management, business development, strategic planning and marketing. His policy has always been to offer an open, friendly and efficient service to professional and lay clients.

 

Marc is a member of the Institute of Barristers’ Clerks and currently sits on the management committee.

 

Marc is an accredited Direct Access Clerk.

 

 

‘The clerks always managed to find someone of the right experience and expertise, and at the right price. The clerks are very helpful, in particular senior clerk Marc Goddard.’ Chambers & Partners 2020

Senior clerk Marc Goddard is ‘outstanding’ and ‘goes the extra mile to assist.’ Legal 500 2019

Marc Goddard ‘does a fantastic job, and is knowledgeable, approachable and friendly’. Legal 500 2018

Marc Goddard leads the clerks, who ‘provide a great service; they are very professional and will always go above and beyond’. Legal 500 2017

Senior clerk Marc Goddard ‘heads a very good team that makes sure everything runs smoothly’. Legal 500 2016

 

This set comes recommended for its members' expertise in children and matrimonial finance matters. The children cases range across both public and private law work, and include those concerning non-accidental injury, sexual abuse and fabricated illness. On the financial side, the set's barristers demonstrate the ability to act in substantial financial remedies cases as well as Schedule 1 and TOLATA matters.

~ Chambers UK Bar Guide 2020

Stour Chambers has 'a range of barristers at different levels suited for different cases'. Members continue to be instructed in complex multi-day cases in the public law space, where it provides 'expert counsel' across Kent and further afield involving non-accidental injury, sexual abuse and extreme neglect. On the family finance front, Elizabeth Spence is a go-to barrister for high-value cases with issues of minority shareholdings and opponents deploying hostile litigation tactics.

~ Legal 500 Bar Guide 2021

Latest News

  • 21 Oct 2021
    We are delighted to be ranked in Chambers and Partners The Bar Guide 2022 edition
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  • 04 Oct 2021
    We welcome two new pupils Nida Ali and Albert Gibbon
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  • 04 Oct 2021
    We are delighted to welcome James Hankinson to the team.
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