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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


Latest News

Pentonville Prison Murder

15 September 2017

Mark Heywood QC has today began the trial of 3 Pentonville inmates accused of the calculated and...

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Acquittal in Luton “Love Rival” murder trial

25 August 2017

Jonathan Higgs QC secured the acquittal of his client following an 8 week Luton murder...

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Ex-Teacher cleared of Historic Sex Assaults

24 August 2017

A retired teacher in his 70's was today cleared of a series of offences alleged to have taken...

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Convictions in “Horse Meat” fraud trial

26 July 2017

Jonathan Polnay, leading for the Crown, has secured the conviction of 3 men in the widely publicised...

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Life for 2 Teenagers following Old Bailey trial

24 July 2017

Anthony Orchard QC leading Ben Temple for the Crown secured the conviction of two teenagers for the...

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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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Ultra Orthodox Jewish man jailed for kidnap and rape of ex...

27 June 2017

Charlotte Newell prosecuted this Ultra Orthodox 62 year old jewish man who was jailed for 13 years...

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