David Osborne

2015 (Solicitor 1996)

'His tactical intelligence is second to none and juries tend to hang on his every word'

- Instructing Solicitor


David joined 5 Paper Buildings after two decades developing one of the leading solicitors’ firms in the south-east. Widely regarded as a natural advocate he brings to the chambers experience of defending criminal cases at all levels and receives instructions in private and significant legal aid cases.

David has defended cases of great complexity or sensitivity including murder and other serious violence, sexual offences, drug conspiracies, fraud, money laundering, copyright and medicines offences. His vast experience and approachable nature makes him popular with clients and solicitors alike.

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Specialist Areas

  • Business Crime & Financial Services
  • General Crime



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