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Bob Weekes

Senior Clerk

Bob Weekes

Bob has been with Gough Square Chambers since before we moved to our current address in 1992, having clerked most of the senior members of chambers since 1988. He has been a clerk both in the Temple and out of it for over 35 years. He heads a team of four. He is thoroughly familiar with the work that chambers does and is happy to discuss in a friendly and informal way how the needs of professional and lay clients can best be met.

Bob can be contacted during working hours on the chambers telephone number (0207 353 0924) or out of hours on +44 7860 219162. He can be emailed at This email address will reach the computers of all clerks.

Senior clerk "Bob Weekes is fantastic, he's extremely thorough and always able to come up with a solution." "Bob Weekes leads a very professional and engaged clerking room and provides a very responsive service."Chambers & Partners, 2020
Senior clerk Bob Weekes and first junior Richard Bryant lead ‘a responsive and informed clerks’ room and bring great experience’.Legal 500, 2020
"Senior clerk Bob Weekes is an impressive ambassador for the chambers. His responsiveness, friendliness and attention to every aspect of the chambers' performance is to be strongly commended."Chambers & Partners, 2018
Senior clerk Bob Weekes is ‘the best in the business’ – ‘always courteous, helpful, friendly and pragmatic’; ‘he really understands the nuances of consumer law and what you need as a solicitor’. Legal 500, 2017
Gough Square has "an ‘invariably responsive and very professional’ clerking team that is ‘happy to assist and shows a good commercial grasp of the realities of privately paying clients’. One solicitor says that ‘at times it has felt like the clerks have become an extension of our own team’.Legal 500, 2016
"Senior clerk Bob Weekes and assistant clerk Richard Bryant are ‘first class – very approachable and knowledgeable on the strengths of counsel in chambers’".Legal 500, 2016
"In particular, senior clerk Bob Weekes is ‘incredibly responsive and proactive, leaving solicitors feeling he is as a much a member of the legal team as the barristers and the solicitors’".Legal 500, 2015