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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

Drug Dealer Fraudulently Claimed £87,000 in Grenfell...

13 September 2018

Catherine Farrelly prosecuted a 26 year old drug dealer who received almost £87,000 in...

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Man jailed for life for plot to Kill the Prime Minister

31 August 2018

Mark Heywood QC represented the Crown in this case involving the plot by two individuals to...

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Grenfell Tower fire - Man jailed for £40,000 fraud

24 August 2018

Ben Holt prosecuted this 58 year old man, who ran up a £40,000 bill whilst her stayed at...

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Human Trafficking Acquittal at the Old Bailey

8 August 2018

Valeria Swift, instructed by Mark Davis of Cantaris Locke Solicitors, secured the acquittal of her...

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Successful prosecution of man who raped 13 year old school...

2 August 2018

Catherine Farrelly prosecuted this matter in which the defendant grabbed a 13-year-old...

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Attempted Murder of Two Police Officers Acquittal

6 June 2018

Jeffrey Israel, acting on Bar Direct Access, secured an acquittal for his client. A husband, wife,...

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London father Pedro Rubim jailed for shaking baby son to...

28 March 2018

Catherine Farrelly led by Sally O’Neill QC and instructed by CPS London Homicide Division...

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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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