The set is good in terms of both its clerking and the quality and performance of its barristers

Chambers UK (2015)

Chambers of Miranda Moore QC and Julian Christopher QC

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 11 QCs and 31 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, trading standards, 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.

News & Updates

University employee escapes a fare evasion conviction

Our client worked in IT in a university. As he had direct contact with students, some of whom were under 18, he was subject to an enhanced DBS check. A criminal conviction would almost certainly have led to him losing his job....
19 July 2016

Convictions in the latest Libor trial brought by the SFO
Emma Deacon QC and Dominic Lewis were both instructed in the latest Libor trial brought by the SFO. Following a 3 month trial at Southwark Crown Court Jay Merchant, Jonathan Mathew and Alex Pabon were convicted of conspiracy to defraud in relation to...
12 July 2016

Neighbours found guilty of falsely imprisoning schoolgirl
Miranda Moore QC and Teresa Hay instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service, have successfully prosecuted Luke Harlow and Stephen Beadman. Luke Harlow a sexual predator...
28 June 2016