Russell Hobbs

Russell Hobbs

Institute of Barristers' Clerks Birmingham Manager
Membership Status: Team Member


General Information

Birmingham Centre Manager & Business Development Manager for the Birmingham Region and beyond.

Russell has over 28 years' experience as a barrister's clerk, having started his career in 1992 at KCH Garden Square, Nottingham. During his 20 years' service with KCH Graden Sqaure Russell was promoted to Senior Clerk in 2006. In 2013 Russell moved to Birmingham following his appointment as the Senior Family Practice Manager at No5 Chambers. In 2018 Russell acquired the role of Practice Manager at Novate Direct Legal Solutions dealing with direct access enquiries and buisness development. Russell is a member of the Institute of Barristers' Clerks

Russell joined Clerksroom in November 2020 as the newly appointed Birmingham Manager and would like to hear from you if you:

  • are a Barrister looking to move your practice to Clerksroom
  • are a solicitor wishing to know more about Clerksroom (
  • are a member of the public looking to instruct a direct access Barrister ( 
  • would like to know more about our ambition to create a significant presence in Birmingham and beyond and would like to be part of it

Away from Chambers, Russell enjoys spending time with his two grown up children including fishing trips, attending concerts, eating out and supporting Nottingham Forest. Russell works out at the gym regularly and occaionally puts on his dancing shoes when attending salsa classes and parties! 

Contact Russell by email using or by phone 01823 704087 (work) 07972 239 476 (mobile) between 9am and 6pm. You can call our team 24/7 on 01823 247 247.




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