Leading Barristers Chambers
Advocacy & Advisory Specialists in Criminal, Civil and Family Law
We are a long established Leading Barristers' Chambers, founded in 1966. We have a wealth of expertise in all areas of criminal law, appearing and advising in cases involving Commercial Crime, Serious & Organised Crime, Terrorism and Regulatory offences.
Chambers also provide expert legal assistance in Children Law matters and related Family Proceedings, Licensing, Prison Law, matters of Professional Discipline and Judicial Review. Individual members have expertise in Personal Injury, Civil Actions Against the Police and Employment disputes.
Members of Chambers appear in all levels of Court throughout the UK and other Jurisdictions. With approaching 50 Barristers, including Queen's Counsel, we are able to provide high quality advocacy and advisory services to our clients in our specialist areas.
Chambers are delighted to welcome Michael as our new consultant clerk.
All in Chambers would like to congratulate Sandy Canavan on her appointment to the Circuit Bench. Judge Canavan's appointment will take effect from 18th March at Snaresbrook Crown Court.
Congratulations to Sarah Forshaw QC on her nomination for Crime Silk of the year 2013. The award dinner takes place at The London Hilton Hotel on 3rd October.
Please note, that it is with regret, and following numerous enquiries, that 5KBW do not have any QC's or juniors willing to accept VHCC cases under the new revised rates.
Chambers are delighted to welcome Irshad Sheikh who joins us from 187 Fleet Street with immediate effect.
Chambers are delighted to welcome Alistair MacDonald QC who joins us with immediate effect. We also congratulate him on his election as Vice Chair of the Bar for 2014.