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.

"a leading police law set with real strength at all levels and a genuine commitment to this sector"
Legal 500
“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 retains its reputation as a leading set for inquests and public inquiries, a very strong Chambers with a lot of depth in this practice area”.
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24 Apr 19

Joint inquest relating to deaths of Thomas Kemp and Katherine Kemp - narrative conclusions recorded

On 17 April 2019 the Suffolk Area Coroner returned her conclusions in respect of the deaths of Thomas Kemp and Katherine Kemp in Ipswich on the morning of 6 August 2018, concluding that Mr Kemp died from multiple self-inflicted knife wounds during a likely psychotic episode in which he stabbed his wife, Katherine.

24 Apr 19

Amy Clarke secures findings of Gross Misconduct against two officers accused of conducting an inappropriate sexual relationship whilst on duty

Amy presented the case against a former Chief Inspector and a serving Sergeant.

11 Apr 19

Privacy Ethics and the Law with Facebook UK’s Karim Palant

A big thank you to Karim Palant, Facebook’s UK Public Policy manager, whose presentation today managed to be both informative and thought provoking!