As Senior Clerk at FTB Paul is responsible for the practice management of all members and chambers as a whole, including administration and business development.
Paul started his clerking career in 1985, previously the Senior Clerk at specialist shipping law set Stone Chambers, and prior to that worked at civil law sets Strand Chambers and 2 Serjeant’s Inn.
In 2003 Paul successfully completed a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) at City University’s Cass Business school.
He is a member of the Institute of Barristers’ Clerks and the Legal Practice Management Association.
Paul was recently interviewed about his role as a Senior Clerk by Counsel Magazine.
The article can be viewed here
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"Paul Coveney goes out of his way to make sure you are looked after."Chambers and Partners 2023
“ Paul Coveney, senior clerk, is streets ahead of other clerks; he understands the work and is strategic in his thinking. The clerking is excellent..”Chambers and Partners, 2022
"The clerks' office is very responsive and is led well by senior clerk Paul Coveney."Chambers and Partners, 2023