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
“a fabulous set you will find in nearly every groundbreaking reported case, inquiry or inquest”
Legal 500

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11 Oct 21

5 Essex Court welcomes Olivia Checa-Dover

5 Essex Court is delighted to welcome Olivia Checa-Dover, who today joins Chambers as an Associate Tenant.

14 Oct 21

The Data Brief – website launched

5 Essex Court has published a new website for The Data Brief: www.databrief.co.uk.

8 Oct 21

Specialist police officers lose claim for tens of £million for overtime payments and allowances

Today Mr Justice Kerr dismissed a claim brought by some 400 Metropolitan Police Officers for payments and allowances in respect of their duties as members of the Royalty and Specialist Protection Command. Jason Beer QC and Jonathan Dixey acted on behalf of the successful Defendant, the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis.