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Containing ‘a wealth of high-end experience’ in criminal law, ‘Chambers is providing the full package at a time when others fail or fall by the wayside’ – Legal 500

5 King’s Bench Walk houses a wealth of expertise in all areas of criminal law and includes some of the country’s most prominent advocates among its members

Celebrating its 50th year, 5 King’s Bench Walk combines the best traditions of the Bar with a modern approach

5 King’s Bench Walk is respected for practitioners of a truly exceptional calibre who are renowned for the quality of their advocacy and supported by an excellent team of clerks

‘A serious outfit with the ability to take on very high-level cases’. - Legal 500 - 2017


Latest News

Jury clear client of 5 charges of Historic Sexual Assaults

25 January 2018

Sarah Forshaw QC instructed by Ellen Peart of BCL LLP acted for S who was today cleared by a...

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Old Bailey Murder Acquittal

11 January 2018

Jeffrey Israel, led by James Scobie QC, and instructed by Jon Ross of EBR Attridges secured the...

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17 year old pleads guilty to multiple Acid attacks

9 January 2018

Ben Temple prosecuted Teenager Derryk John for a series of acid attacks that took place during one...

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Catherine Pattison appointed Treasury Counsel Monitoree

3 January 2018

Many congratulations to Catherine Pattison who has been appointed to the Treasury Counsel Monitoree...

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Tory MP’s aide, Samuel Armstrong, cleared of all...

21 December 2017

A jury at Southwark Crown Court have today cleared Tory MP's aide, Samuel...

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A British man who traveled to Syria to join so-called...

15 December 2017

Mark Heywood QC acted for the Crown in this prosecution of a British man who traveled to Syria...

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25 year old man cleared of Murder

1 December 2017

Jonathan Higgs QC and Paul Jackson defended this 25 year old man who was cleared at the Old Bailey...

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Jonathan Polnay appointed Junior Treasury Counsel

23 November 2017

Chambers are delighted to announce that the Attorney General has today appointed Jonathan Polnay as...

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Indictment Stayed in £Multi-Million conspiracy to cheat the...

3 July 2017

The indictment in a £Multi-Million conspiracy to cheat the Revenue has been stayed at...

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