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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

Natasha Wong QC joins 5KBW

15 March 2018

Chambers are delighted to announce that Natasha Wong QC has joined Chambers with immediate...

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18 year old student acquitted of GBH when using pre-emptive...

15 March 2018

Gregory Fishwick successfully defended an 18 year old Student who was acquitted of GBH when using a...

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William Davis joins 5KBW

9 March 2018

Chambers are delighted to welcome William Davis who joins us from Charter Chambers with immediate...

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17 year old sentenced to 10.5 years for multiple Acid...

9 March 2018

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

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Minimum Term increased for Triple Killer Theodore Johnson

8 March 2018

Mark Heywood QC representing the Attorney General, alongside the Solicitor General Robert Buckland...

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Prosecution of ISIS copy-cat terror plots

2 March 2018

Mark Heywood QC today secured the conviction of 4 men for planned terror attacks upon targets across...

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Liverpool HMRC VAT trial collapses following disclosure...

8 February 2018

James Martin leading for the defence has successfully argued follow a Voire Dire that the...

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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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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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Practice Areas

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