Stephen Ward is the Managing Director of Clerksroom in the UK. He has more than three decades of experience as a barristers’ clerk, legalpreneur and legal disrupter.
Stephen has been a barristers’ clerk since 1983, co-founding Clerksroom Barristers in 2001, and more recently added Clerksroom Direct in 2015, which is a web based portal allowing anyone to go direct to a UK qualified Barrister. Clerksroom Direct was voted the UK’s 2nd most Disruptive Tech Start Up company 2017 by Disruptive Pitch TV.
In 2017 Stephen launched Billy Bot, the first junior barristers’ clerk legal chat bot, and in 2018 the innovative and groundbreaking Chambers365 which is a new case management system for Barristers.