Chambers staff

Paul McNab

Senior Clerks • Senior Civil Clerk


Paul joined Zenith in January 2017 as the Senior Civil Clerk and is responsible for the supervision and day-to-day running of the civil practice areas. Paul’s main duties include business development, diary management, fee negotiation and client liaison.

Paul welcomes opportunities to meet with clients to ensure we are matching their needs and expectations. He is also available to meet current and prospective clients to discuss how our expertise can be best utilised and to consider potential joint initiatives for mutual benefit.

Prior to joining Zenith Paul was the Chief Executive at a specialist public law firm of solicitors. Paul is an experienced senior clerk having held the position of senior clerk Number One Fountain Court and senior criminal clerk at St Philips Chambers in Birmingham and he brings a vast amount of experience and knowledge from both a clerking perspective and from that of the instructing solicitor.

Away from chambers Paul continues to play at second row for Five Ways Old Edwardians RFC, enjoys spending quality time with his family, watching live stand-up comedy and is also a season ticket holder at Wasps RFC and a keen supporter of Ireland Rugby.


‘Other names to note include ‘conscientious and efficient’ senior family clerk Rebecca Hartley, senior criminal clerk Karen Davis, and ‘always very helpful’ senior civil clerk Paul McNab.’

Legal 500 (2017)

"The clerks will do their utmost where they can to book your preferred choice of barrister. The staff are always polite and professional."

Chambers & Partners (2020)