high praise for their approachability and reliability

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.

News & Updates

Successful prosecution in evasion of duty case
Following an extensive investigation, HMRC brought a successful prosecution against three defendants for evasion of duty on more than two million cigarettes. David Osborne, prosecuting, described to the court how each...
22 May 2019

Care Home Owner Sentenced Following Fatal Fire
Miles Bennett and Andrew Johnson acted for Hertfordshire County Council, who in its capacity as the fire authority prosecuted Newgrange...
20 May 2019

Two men sentenced following murder trial
Deanna Heer, led by Crispin Aylett QC, secured the conviction of two men accused of murdering a student who was shot while sitting in a car in west London. Phillip Fashakin and Juskiran Sidhu...
14 May 2019