A top criminal set for over a hundred years, 5 Paper Buildings has at all times had some of the most prominent advocates and best minds at the criminal bar.
With 11 QCs and 34 juniors, our expertise extends well beyond general crime and includes, with increasing emphasis, regulatory and corporate crime in which field Chambers and Partners stated us to be "renowned for excellence". Important sub-specialities include health and safety, consumer and trading standards law, tribunals and financial services.
According to Chambers and Partners 2014, we are an "excellent all-round criminal chambers" and have "considerable white-collar experience". We pride ourselves on our friendly atmosphere and the quality of our client care; Chambers and Partners noted "high praise for the approachability and reliability" of our members, and singled out our "magnificient" senior clerk.
Unfair commercial practice and informing consumers
Denis Barry has published a comment on the leading case of Deroo-Blanquart v Sony Europe Ltd considering the wider implications of the ECJ's decision on whether the sale of computers with pre-installed software is...
27 September 2016
Three New Tenants
5PB is delighted to welcome three new tenants. Elaine Freer and Kate Parker have accepted offers to join chambers following the successful completion of their pupillages. Thomas Quinton has recently returned to the bar, having previously practised from 5PB...
23 September 2016
5PB invites applications for 3rd six pupils to work in Chambers
5PB invites applications for 3rd six pupils to work in Chambers from November 2016. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence and should be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org Please enclose...
21 September 2016