14 Sep 17
The public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire, which caused the death of least 80 people in June, has officially opened.
26 Jun 17
5 Essex Court is delighted to announce that Jonathan Dixey has been appointed to the Attorney General’s ‘B’ Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown with effect from September 2017.
23 Jun 17
5 Essex Court is delighted to announce that current pupil Remi Reichhold will be joining Chambers as a tenant with effect from 1 September 2017.
5 Jun 17
Fiona Barton QC and Robert Cohen are instructed on behalf of the Chief Constable of Surrey Police in the inquest into the death of Alexander Perepilichnyy.
25 May 17
5 Essex Court is delighted to announce the appointment of Jason Beer QC as our new Head of Chambers.
19 May 17
Francesca Whitelaw will be a panellist at the ‘Upholding Integrity in Policing : Changes to the Complaints and Disciplinary Systems’ - a conference organised by Westminster Briefing - to be held on Tuesday 23 May in London.
16 May 17
Victoria von Wachter is delighted to be participating in the Association of Police Lawyers Spring Conference to be held on Wednesday 17 May at the Hertfordshire Constabulary Headquarters.
3 May 17
Anne Studd QC and Robert Talalay successfully appeared in the Court of Appeal for the Chief Constable of Surrey on an appeal on the lawfulness of a reprimand administered to a 13 year old for sexual assault.