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Tony Morrissey

Director of Clerking

Career History

  • 1984 - 1987 - Oriel Chambers  (Liverpool)
  • 1987 - 1991 - 7 Harrington Street Chambers (Formerly Martins Bank Buildings Liverpool)
  • 1991 - 1997 - 18 St John Street Chambers (Manchester)
  • 1997 - Present - 9 St John Street Chambers

Tony has been clerking in excess of 35 years having started his working life as a Junior Clerk in May 1984 at Oriel Chambers in Liverpool. He joined 9 St John Street Chambers in April 1997 and in his role as Senior Civil Clerk he leads and manages the Civil Clerking team and is responsible for the practice development and marketing of the different specialist practice groups within Chambers.

He is also a member of the 9 Nines Lives Charity Fund committee and Secretary of the Manchester Claims Association.

In his spare time as well as having a season ticket to watch his beloved Warrington Wolves he enjoys going to the gym, hiking up and down mountains and Kayaking along the rivers and canals.


"Tony is a pleasure to deal with."
"Tony Morrissey is particularly very strong, proactive, and take on board any feedback. He is great at building relationships with solicitors who instruct them."
Chambers and Partners 2023

"He is very good, very helpful and always quick to respond."
"Extremely good, and everyone on his team is very easy to engage with."

Chambers and Partners 2022

"Tony Morrissey is always very helpful and accessible"
Legal 500 2021

"The clerking is good. Tony Morrissey, the head clerk, is excellent and can usually find a way through."
Chambers and Partners 2018

"Tony Morrissey is the senior clerk and it's a very productive relationship."
Chambers and Partners 2018