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"A fabulous set, with the best clerking team I’ve worked with. Lee Hughes-Gage and Matt Harper are the most efficient clerks I know in the industry." - Legal 500 2021

“a truly wonderful set” that has barristers who “prepare everything early and give huge confidence to clients.”  - Chambers UK 2020


"Chambers UK Bar Awards 2019 -- Winners -- Crime Set of the Year"


‘A powerhouse of talent’, 5KBW is ‘home to some of the biggest names’ at the Criminal Bar.' - Legal 500 2020

‘The ‘fantastic’ 5KBW has dealt with many high-profile criminal cases over the last year and is ‘fast becoming a leading Chambers thanks to the ability and experience of its Counsel’ - Legal 500 - 2019


Latest News

Two found guilty of killing that sparked gang feud

25 October 2021

Prosecuted by Anthony Orchard QC & Catherine Farrelly....

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£3m Diamond Fraud Case collapses due to expert witness and...

20 October 2021

Mark Heywood QC and Gregory Fishwick instructed by Bark & Co, and Natasha Wong QC and James...

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Teacher found guilty of preying on teenage pupils

2 August 2021

Catherine Farrelly successfully prosecutes teacher of a series of serious sexual offences upon his...

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Chambers delighted to welcome Linda Moreno as an Associate...

27 July 2021

Linda Moreno is an internationally renowned US defence attorney who specialises in national security...

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Ben Holt appointed Treasury Counsel Monitoree

27 July 2021

Many congratulations to Ben Holt who has been appointed to the Treasury Counsel Monitoree...

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Catherine Farrelly prosecutes double murder

14 July 2021

Catherine Farrelly successfully prosecutes two defendants convicted of a double murder that took...

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Hillsborough Disaster Acquittal

26 May 2021

Senghin Kong today achieved complete vindication for his client Peter Metcalf, the solicitor...

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Ex Airbus unit ordered to pay $42 mln over corrupt Saudi...

6 May 2021

Mark Heywood QC was instructed by the S.F.O to prosecute a former...

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Sven Badzak murder accused appears at Old Bailey

15 March 2021

The alleged killer of an aspiring lawyer who was stabbed to death on a trip...

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Father guilty of attempting to murder his 6 year old child

3 March 2021

Rupert Kent and Charlotte Hole secure conviction at the Central Criminal Court of a man who...

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