A top criminal set for over a hundred years, 5 Paper Buildings has at all times had some of the most prominent advocates and best minds at the criminal bar.
With 12 QCs and 35 juniors, our expertise extends well beyond general crime and includes, with increasing emphasis, regulatory and corporate crime in which field Chambers and Partners stated us to be "renowned for excellence". Important sub-specialities include health and safety, consumer and trading standards law, tribunals and financial services.
According to Chambers and Partners 2014, we are an "excellent all-round criminal chambers" and have "considerable white-collar experience". We pride ourselves on our friendly atmosphere and the quality of our client care; Chambers and Partners noted "high praise for the approachability and reliability" of our members, and singled out our "magnificient" senior clerk.
Detective Constable acquitted of rape and sexual assault
Serving police officer, DC Mark Glover (represented by Jonathan Rees of chambers), acquitted of three counts of rape, two counts of assault by penetration and two counts of sexual touching by jury. For further...
02 August 2017
Crossrail firm fined £1m over worker's death and other safety breaches
Deanna Heer instructed on behalf of the Health and Safety Executive secured the conviction of BFK Bam Ferrovial Kier for three offences committed on the Crossrail Construction project. The offences resulted in the...
31 July 2017
Reigate and Banstead Borough Council v Pawlowski  EWHC 1764 (Admin).
Ben Douglas-Jones instructed by Gary Rubin of Blackfords LLP appeared for the Respondent in the appeal of Reigate and Banstead Borough Council v...
13 July 2017