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 35 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.
Senior medical consultant cleared of all allegations of serious sexual abuse.
Josh Normanton, led by Angela Rafferty QC, acted for a senior medical consultant who stood accused of committing multiple serious sexual assaults. Following a trial at Birmingham Crown Court, the consultant was unanimously...
02 August 2018
Convictions in EURIBOR trial
Emma Deacon QC and Dominic Lewis, led by James Waddington QC, were instructed by the Serious Fraud Office in a fraud involving manipulation of the Euro Interbank Offered Rate (EURIBOR) a global benchmark interest rate, to the advantage of the trading positions...
19 July 2018
2 Company directors ordered to pay £326,000 for illegally showing Sky broadcasts
On 18.7.2018 Birmingham Magistrates’ Court fined 2 directors of a company running pubs in the midlands a total of £266,000 for persistent breaches of Section 297 of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988. This case is the largest prosecution...
18 July 2018