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Latest News

Catherine Pattison appointed Junior Treasury Counsel

21 May 2020

Chambers are delighted to announce that Catherine Pattison has been appointed to the rank of Junior...

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Credit for Guilty Plea at PTPH

22 April 2020

Sam Willis has written this helpful article on what can be expected at PTPH when entering a guilty...

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COVID 19: Everything you need to know at the Criminal Bar...

2 April 2020

Charlotte Newell QC and Phoebe Bragg have put together this useful guide to proceedings within the...

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25 March 2020

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE FROM 5KBW:  The health and safety of our professional and...

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Double Stabbing. Not Guilty Murder Verdict

13 February 2020

Sarah Forshaw QC successfully defended a young man who has been cleared of a double stabbing at the...

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Louise Oakley joins 5KBW

6 February 2020

Chambers are delighted to welcome Louise Oakley who has joined us with immediate effect. Louise was...

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Not Guilty of Murder

30 January 2020

Natasha Wong QC and Valeria Swift successfully defended man accused of murdering his friend in a...

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Charlotte Newell appointed Queen’s Counsel

16 January 2020

Chambers are delighted to say that the Lord Chancellor has today announced that Charlotte...

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The interests of justice? When should the court issue a...

15 January 2020

Jonathan Higgs QC had this article published in the December Criminal Law Review. A link to the...

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Wandsworth stabbing killer, 21, guilty of murder

15 January 2020

Catherine Farrelly instructed by CPS Homicide Unit and led by Crispin Aylett QC prosecuted Fernando...

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