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 32 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.
Elaine Freer launches Inner Temple Report on Access to the Bar
Elaine Freer, who is currently undertaking pupillage at 5PB, spoke at Inner Temple on 21st April 2016 to launch her evaluation of the Pegasus Access and Support Scheme, an initiative established by Inner Temple with the aim of increasing social mobility at...
26 April 2016
IT expert pleads guity to the murder of his wife
Denis Barry represented Stuart Andrews who pleaded guilty to the murder of his wife and to the theft of £267,000 from his Alzheimic father in law. The case received widespread news coverage: ...
11 April 2016
Pub Company receives record fines
On 4th April Merlin Inns Ltd was fined £90k at Guildford Magistrates Court for dishonestly receiving and showing Sky's broadcasts of live premier League football matches. The Company was also ordered, by agreement, to pay £28.5k costs. The company,...
07 April 2016