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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

International fraudsters prosecuted

30 December 2021

Ben Holt & Olivia Haggar led by Cameron Brown QC of Red Lion Chambers successfully...

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Bollywood ‘cash for visa’ fraud

21 December 2021

Rupert Kent and Sam Willis secured convictions this week at Prospero House Nightingale Court,...

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Two found guilty of killing that sparked gang feud

25 October 2021

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

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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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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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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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Murder conviction quashed & retrial ordered

17 February 2021

Jeffrey Israel, having not appeared in the original trial, successfully appealed against a...

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One of Britain’s most prolific paedophiles has been jailed...

10 February 2021

Catherine Farrelly prosecutes one of the UK’s most prolific child sex offenders who was today...

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