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 37 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.
Successful Prosecution in Four Month Fraud Trial
Following a four-month trial, Michael Hick, leading Anthony Hucklesby and instructed by the CPS Specialist Fraud Division, secured the conviction of five Defendants involved...
18 July 2019
Worldwide Tickets Ltd & Others v North Yorkshire County Council  UKFTT 2018 066 concerned appeals in relation to secondary
Ben Douglas-Jones QC instructed by Seamus Austin of Tuckers Solicitors acting for the appellants, who were served with a maximum penalty of £5,000 for their breach of the provisions as shown in test...
08 July 2019
Ex Deutsche Bank AG executive acquitted of fixing Euribor rate
Kate Parker led by Duncan Penny QC and instructed by Ian Ryan of Howard Kennedy secures acquittal for Mr Andreas Hauschild, a former Deutsche Bank AG executive, who was charged by the SFO with one count of conspiracy...
05 July 2019