The set is good in terms of both its clerking and the quality and performance of its barristers
Chambers UK (2015)
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.
Christmas and New Year 2017
Chambers will be operating reduced hours over the Christmas period: Friday 22nd December 08:30 - 12:30
Monday 25th December CLOSED
Tuesday 26th December...
22 December 2017
Ben Douglas-Jones QC
Chambers are delighted that is has been announced that Ben Douglas-Jones has been appointed to the rank of Queen’s Counsel. Ben will take silk at a ceremony in Westminster Hall on 26th February 2018....
21 December 2017
Tommy Adams convicted of money laundering
Tommy Adams and 9 other defendants have been found guilty of a series of money laundering offences, following two trials in July and October of this year. Michael Brompton QC and Denis...
28 November 2017