Senior Criminal Clerk Appointment

Andrew Rourke
Written by:

Joe Wilson


St Philips is pleased to welcome Andrew Rourke to Chambers in the role of Senior Criminal Clerk. Andrew joins us after a hugely successful 6 years with St Ives Chambers. In all, Andrew has worked for over 18 years in the Criminal Justice System – 7 within Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunal Service and 11 within barristers’ chambers. 

Commenting on the appointment, Chambers Director Joe Wilson said:

“I am delighted that we have been able to bring Andrew on board to lead our criminal clerking team. His industry knowledge, experience and appetite for the role made him a standout candidate in what was a hugely competitive field. I am sure that he will quickly make a positive impact, further enhancing an already exceptional team.”

Speaking about his new position, Andrew Rourke remarked:

“Becoming the Senior Criminal Clerk of a premier set has always been my career goal, and I am incredibly proud to have now fulfilled that ambition.

St Philips’ criminal team are a renowned powerhouse. It is my firm goal to continue to build on this reputation, working closely with a hugely talented group of barristers and developing the Silks and Judiciary of the future.”

Andrew can be contacted via or 0121 246 2163.

Written by Joe Wilson