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”.
Chambers UK

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8 Mar 19

5 Essex Court Celebrates International Women’s Day

Today the women and men in chambers are celebrating International Women’s Day! 

11 Mar 19

Congratulations to Alan Payne QC

Everyone at 5 Essex Court would like to send their congratulations to Alan Payne QC who was appointed Queen's Counsel today. 

1 Mar 19

Dan Hobbs secures findings of Gross Misconduct against three officers in a misconduct hearing directed by the IOPC

David Gikawa was found guilty of murdering Linah Keza by stabbing her to death in her home in Leyton on 31st July 2013. In the days before her murder, Linah Keza had contacted the police on numerous occasions seeking assistance.