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clerk

1. clerk to the justices (in England) a legally qualified person who sits in court with lay justices to advise them on points of law
2. an employee of a court, legislature, board, corporation, etc., who keeps records and accounts, etc.
3. Brit a senior official of the House of Commons
4. a cleric
5. US and Canadian short for salesclerk
6. Archaic a scholar
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As Clerk of Works, Lawrence Spencer's devotion to St Paul's had secured him a burial place inside the cathedral.
Stone's experts will also be helping the Clerk of Works to plan for any future repairs, and therefore keep disruption to a minimum, by preparing a full digital condition report.
The company has also re-trained a redundant former site manager as a clerk of works.
Peter Rodriguez, the company's clerk of works, said: "Every year when we carry out these essential tree removal works we get calls from members of the public who are alarmed that we may be removing trees and destroying wildlife habitats.
Niall's father Dave, 41, a clerk of works for Cardiff council, said he was proud of his son's maturity.
It was made jointly to the agency and its clerk of works, John Williams, who reported the discoveries.
Ian has done similar work in the past for a private builder in Scarborough and for another housing association as clerk of works.
He was made clerk of works on the construction of the Liver Building in 1908 at the age of just 21.
Mark - a clerk of works with Fife Council - yesterday vowed to make legal history by taking his case to Strasbourg in an attempt to block the "preposterous" payments.
Now Mr Cook, of Cupar, Fife, a clerk of works with Fife Council, is taking his claim to Europe.
Graham Caygill, clerk of works at Northumberland Estates, said: "The idea was really from the Duke, he was interested in trying to get it working again.
From left) Joanne Welch from Jephson's Midlands development team with Melvyn Clements, Jephson's clerk of works, and Ray Walbancke, Lovells' design manager.