Senior Clerk, Robert “Bob” Archer leads a team of approachable and diligent clerks.
In a clerking career that has lasted over 34 years, including 20 years at Garden Court, Bob has a wealth of experience and knowledge which he brings to the fore on a daily basis. With an acute understanding of the individual needs of the solicitor and the lay client, Bob is praised from all quarters for his friendly and approachable manner, as well as being able to, “Get the job done, whatever the obstacles”.
The Legal 500 - Senior clerk, Robert Archer ‘stands out for his sensitivity to solicitor needs’. Archer is ‘well-liked in the legal community not just because he is nice, but because he is so good at his trade that he makes keeping everyone happy look easy’.
When not arranging and managing the diaries of some of the top criminal barristers at the bar, Bob is a long-suffering West Ham fan and also enjoys relaxing walks with his dog.
‘Robert Archer is establishing a fine stable of barristers under his direction and drive.’
‘Robert Archer is a rock in the clerks’ room. He is always helpful and eager to assist.’
‘Robert Archer is a clerks clerk and is utterly magnificent at what he does.’
Legal 500 2024 edition
"Robert Archer heads a proactive team."
"The clerks have good communication skills and are reliable."
Chambers and Partners 2024 edition