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What The Directories Say

"She's a silk who reads every piece of paper. She's demanding on those she works with and she's got great client rapport. Juries love her."

Chambers UK 2017 | Sarah Forshaw QC

"He instils great confidence in clients."

Legal 500 2016 | Jonathan Polnay

"Breathtakingly intelligent and beautifully eloquent."

Legal 500 2016 | Mark Heywood QC

"Conscientious, supportive, hardworking and forward-thinking."

Legal 500 2016 | Charlotte Newell

"Intellectually razor-sharp."

Legal 500 2016 | Rishi Nathwani

"A tenacious advocate."

Legal 500 2016 | Jeffrey Israel

"She has an engaging manner with solicitors and lay clients."

Legal 500 2016 | Orla Daly

"Recommended for his experience from his previous career in the Police."

Legal 500 2016 | Robert Ellison

Mark Heywood QC "...who is known for the strength of his intellect."

Chambers UK 2016 | Mark Heywood QC

"5KBW is a strong set with excellent sexual offence specialists."

Legal 500 2016

"5KBW is ‘a truly independent and a forward-thinking set with a mind on the bigger picture and expertise at its core’. Containing ‘a wealth of high-end experience’ in criminal law."

Legal 500 2016

"You can't get better than Mark Heywood. He's a beautiful advocate with great strategic awareness, who is lovely to work with and a very charming man."

Chambers UK 2017 | Mark Heywood QC

"One of the best lawyers, if not the best lawyer in the country."

Chambers UK 2017 | Mark Heywood QC

"Brilliant. An amazing advocate who's comfortable with the clients, takes an uncompromising approach to case presentation and develops a very good rapport with the jury." 

Chambers UK 2017 | Sarah Forshaw QC

"Well established in the market, he has a stellar reputation for his deft handling of serious crime cases."

Chambers UK 2017 | Alistair MacDonald QC

"He is a class act in every way."

Legal 500 2016 | Alistair MacDonald QC

"He is able to get to the crux of a case extremely quickly and instils confidence in clients like few others. He is an exceptionally brilliant advocate who is loved by juries and judges alike".

Chambers UK 2016 | Alistair MacDonald QC

“If you want a real leader on the case, then look no further; he really is that good”.

Legal 500 2015 | Alistair MacDonald QC