Legal 500 Recommendations 2014

The latest edition of the Legal 500 was published on 1st October 2014, with chambers receiving the following overall review:

"5 Paper Buildings" "excellent"  barristers are best known for their criminal law experience, however, the set also has "a solid reputation in the regulatory field", which is going from strength to strength. In addition, there are practitioners who have developed expertise in areas such as consumer law, health and safety, licensing and media law. It is a "commercially sensible and client sensitive" set, which provides "a first_rate service".

In particular, senior clerk Dale Jones is "always willing to assist with any issues that arise"; "he is excellent at spotting the risks in a case, and can be can be relied upon to come up with a solution".

Chambers is listed as a recommended set in six fields: Crime, Business Crime, Criminal Fraud, Consumer, Health and Safety, and Professional Discipline/Regulatory.

Members received the following individual recommendations:

Crime: Jonathan Caplan QC, Nicholas Griffin QC, Graham Trembath QC, Benjamin Douglas-Jones and Teresa Hay.

Business and Regulatory Crime: Michael Brompton QC

Criminal Fraud: Jonathan Caplan QC, Michael Brompton QC, Tom Allen and Benjamin Douglas-Jones

Consumer: Miles Bennett, Denis Barry, Benjamin Douglas-Jones and Charlene Sumnall

Health and Safety: Jonathan Caplan QC and Deanna Heer

Professional Discipline/Regulatory: Kevin McCartney