5KBW Announcement Re: AGFS
6 April 2018
The Chambers at 5 King’s Bench Walk sets out its position with respect to direct action.
Jury acquit father of sexually assaulting 5 year old son in ten minutes
19 April 2018
A jury today returned Not Guilty verdicts against P in a case that alleged sexual assaults upon his 5 year old son. The jury took just ten minutes to...
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 Teesside jury of 5 charges of Historic Sexual Assaults upon...
Tory MP’s aide, Samuel Armstrong, cleared of all charges in rape and sex assault trial
21 December 2017
A jury at Southwark Crown Court have today cleared Tory MP's aide, Samuel Armstrong, of all charges at his trial for rape and sexual...
25 year old man cleared of Murder
1 December 2017
Jonathan Higgs QC and Paul Jackson defended this 25 year old man who was cleared at the Old Bailey of the stabbing and murder of a 33 year old male...
Legal 500 2017
11 October 2017
Chambers are delighted to again be recognised by Legal 500 with eleven members featuring in their latest edition and plaudits for the clerking team....
5KBW pupil wins Kalisher Prize
11 October 2017
Congratulations to Danny Robinson's pupil Sam Willis on winning 3rd prize in the prestigious Kalisher Trust Essay Competition. Sam received his award...
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 place in the 1980's in Buckinghamshire. The...
Jury retire in Luton “Love Rival” murder trial
22 August 2017
The jury have retired after an 8 week murder trial in Luton involving the killing by a husband of a 'love rival'.
Jury retire in East End Shooting Case
6 July 2017
The jury at the Old Bailey have retired to consider verdicts in the trial of the 3 men for the shooting and killing of Jordan Bari, in Stratford last...
Indictment Stayed in £Multi-Million conspiracy to cheat the revenue
3 July 2017
The indictment in a £Multi-Million conspiracy to cheat the Revenue has been stayed at Birmingham Crown Court. The trial had been set down for...
Radio Host jailed for Islamaphobic tweets
31 March 2017
Ben Temple prosecuted this Radio Host jailed today for Islamaphobic tweets to anti racism campaigner.
Marine A gets 7 years and set to be free in 2 weeks
28 March 2017
The Royal Marine, Serjeant Blackman, known as Marine A, was today sentenced to 7 years, replacing the earlier life sentence imposed by his Court Martial.
Victory for Marine A
15 March 2017
Sergeant Blackman's conviction for shooting dead a Taliban fighter in Afghanistan was today sensationally overturned as the Appeal Court ruled it...
5KBW AGFS Consultation Response
2 March 2017
Chambers have today submitted our detailed response to the proposals contained within the latest MOJ consultation in respect of the AGFS. A copy of the...
Joshua Rozenburg comments on “MARINE A”
6 February 2017
The attached link is an interesting commentary from Joshua Rozenburg on the make up of what is described as the strongest 5 Judge Court ever...
Jonathan Polnay begins “Sham” marriage Prosecution
19 January 2017
Jonathan Polnay, leading for the Crown, has begun the trial of 6 defendants. An all-female 'gang' led by a mother and daughter flew in...
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 16 December.
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 are expanding.
“Marine A” - Sgt Alexander Blackman murder conviction referred back to Court of Appeal
7 December 2016
The Jailed Marine, Sgt Alexander Blackman, following a campaign by the Daily Mail and assisted by Jonathan Goldberg QC, Jeffrey Israel and Senghin Kong,...
Ian Glen QC, 1951 - 2016
17 July 2016
We are incredibly sad to announce the passing of our much loved friend and colleague Ian Glen QC. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Joan and his sons Henry and George at this...
Summer Lecture - 6 June 2016 - First Class Advocacy in the eyes of the Judiciary - Legal Submissions and CACD
6 June 2016
Mr Justice Saunders has kindly agreed to deliver our Summer Lecture, First Class Advocacy in the eyes of the Judiciary - Legal Submissions and CACD.
This event will take place...
Mark Heywood QC appointed First Senior Treasury Counsel
1 December 2015
Chambers are delighted to announce that with immediate effect our Joint Head of Chambers, Mark Heywood QC, has been appointed as First Senior Treasury Counsel at the Central Criminal...
Chambers is delighted to welcome Lizzie Wilson
1 November 2015
Lizzie Wilson has accepted an invitation to join Chambers following successful completion of pupillage.
Autumn Seminar - 27 October 2015 - The new Criminal Procedure Rules and the Criminal Justice Efficiency programme
27 October 2015
Lord Justice Fulford has kindly agreed to deliver our Autumn Seminar on the new Criminal Procedure Rules and the Criminal Justice Efficiency programme.
The event will take...