Marie Burke, Practice Manager, has worked within the legal profession for over 30 years. She was Senior Clerk at 8 Gray’s Inn Square from 1991-1998 at which time she left to spend more time with her young family. From 2001-2008 she worked locally in a law firm and then returned to London to work in chambers. Responsible for leading and implementing a fresh and modern approach to practice management at Field Court Tax Chambers based on many years of observation of what clients need and want, Marie ensures an effective and personal service for every client. Described in successive editions of Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 as simply the best, Marie prides herself on a running a very professional and personable team. In her spare time, Marie travels widely and is studying the art of French patisserie.
Stephanie Talbot, Assistant Practice Manager, has worked in tax chambers for over 30 years ensuring the smooth running of the practices of very senior counsel throughout that time. She is extremely well known to many of our clients having been their first contact on many occasions. She is happy to guide clients through the intricacies of procedure in order to make their experience a little less stressful. She began her working life as a professional singer, performing with the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company and Opera North. Her other passion, apart from singing, is rugby. She is a season-ticket holder at Leicester Tigers and her understanding of rugby terms comes in especially useful when working for Patrick Way KC, a director of Richmond (Rugby) Football Club.
“I have always found the practice managers to be the best from my point of view. They are very interactive and proactive. A very organised and slick service from the clerks there.”
Chambers & Partners UK Bar Guide 2019
Angela Segall, Secretary, joined chambers in 2018 having previously worked in various city law firms. She is a valued member of the team giving secretarial and administrative support to all members of chambers and providing a warm welcome to our clients. Angela is a keen walker and can often be found exploring London on foot.