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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

Ben Temple begins defence in Luton burial case

11 January 2017

Ben Temple, instructed by EHB Solicitors, begins the defence of a Glasgow man charged with...

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Rishi Nathwani begins Sussex Murder trial

11 January 2017

Rishi Nathwani, led by Michael Bromley-Martin QC and instructed by Stokoe Partnership, begins...

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Christopher Sutton-Mattocks appears at Kent Inquest

9 January 2017

Christopher Sutton-Mattocks appears at Kent Inquest of a young mother who died following an...

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Brian Higgs QC

20 December 2016

It is with huge sadness that we must report that our beloved former Head of Chambers, Mr Brian Higgs...

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Channel 4 news item on “Marine A””

19 December 2016

Click here to see the Channel 4 News report on regarding the Appeal hearing on Sgt Blackman, Friday...

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Anthony Orchard QC joins 5KBW

14 December 2016

Chambers is pleased to welcome Anthony Orchard QC who joins us with immediate effect. Mr Orchard...

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Join 5KBW - Applications for Tenancy Invited

8 December 2016

Due to an increase in both the volume and quality of work at 5 King’s Bench Walk we...

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“Marine A” - Sgt Alexander Blackman murder...

7 December 2016

The Jailed Marine, Sgt Alexander Blackman, following a campaign by the Daily Mail and assisted by...

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