5 Essex Court

Top-tier civil law set of chambers recognised for our exemplary client service, depth and breadth of experience in our specialist areas and the outstanding quality of our counsel.

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16 Jul 18

Jason Beer QC and Georgina Wolfe successfully defend South Wales Police in claim for significant damages

Philip Rudall, a solicitor, brought a claim for malicious prosecution, misfeasance in public office and conspiracy to injure against the Chief Constable of South Wales Police and the Crown Prosecution Service.

17 Jul 18

Coroner’s appeal in R(Hambleton) v The Coroner for the Birmingham Inquests being heard today at the Court of Appeal

Jeremy Johnson QC and Robert Cohen are appearing for the Chief Constable of West Midlands Police.

9 Jul 18

“Clearly the pre-eminent chambers providing the best training for police law”

As part of our commitment to police law, and our clients, we offer an unparalleled range of training - the highlight of which is the annual Police Law Conference. We are delighted to have received such positive feedback from the 2018 event.