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.

"It's the most comprehensive police offering at the Bar and in my view the best – the depth and breadth of talent is outstanding"
Chambers UK
“5 Essex Court’s barristers are at the cutting edge of everything”
Chambers UK
“arguably the best set for public authority inquest and inquiry work”
Legal 500
5 Essex Court are ‘leaders in the field’, have ‘fearsome intellects’, and are ‘formidable opponents, yet very approachable and pleasant to work with’
Legal 500

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22 Jul 20

Jason Beer QC to give evidence to Parliamentary Select Committee in relation to the response to Coronavirus

On Thursday, at 9.30am, Jason Beer QC will be giving evidence to the Public Affairs and Constitutional Affairs Committee ("PACAC") in its investigation "Responding to Covid-19 and the Coronavirus Act 2020". 

23 Jul 20

Third issue of 5 Essex Court’s Insight: Inquests and Inquiries published

We are delighted to share with you the third issue of 5 Essex Court’s Inquests and Inquiries newsletter – Insight.

17 Jul 20

Alan Payne QC and Aaron Moss act for Claimants in pornography age verification JR 

On 16 July 2020, Alan Payne QC and Aaron Moss succeeded in a four hour permission hearing for a claim for judicial review brought by four companies which created age verification software.