the calibre of members at the set is fantastic, and they provide robust and accurate advice

Chambers UK

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 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.

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