The set is good in terms of both its clerking and the quality and performance of its barristers
Chambers UK (2015)
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 31 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, trading standards, 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.
Fare Evasion Prosecution Dropped and Defence Costs Awarded
Our client client was recently charged with fare evasion after...
11 August 2016
£98 million film investment tax evasion scheme defendants convicted
Robert O’Sullivan QC (instructed by the CPS Central Fraud Group), together with Patrick Harrington QC and Jonathan Rogers, successfully prosecuted three film producers and financiers together with an...
01 August 2016
Ben Douglas-Jones represented the DPP in a Case Stated
Ben Douglas-Jones represented the DPP in a Case Stated in which the Lord Chief Justice: (1) ruled that where a Newton hearing and trial were held concurrently the evidence of the co-defendant who had pleaded...
27 July 2016