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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5 Essex Court Provides COVID-19 Advice to Multiple Police Forces

During these uncertain times, 5 Essex Court's Police Law team continues to provide top-rate advice to Forces. In recent days we have advised on very many issues arising from the current (and rapidly developing) COVID-19 legislative regime. 

Coronavirus: A Guide for Police Forces

Members of 5 Essex Court have prepared a comprehensive guide to assist in the interpretation and application of the new public health measures relating to the Coronavirus pandemic.

5EC’s WFH Webinars - The Sofa Series | Ep 2: Employment Law Issues and COVID-19

In amongst the chaos of these uncertain times, sit down for a cup of tea from the comfort of your sofa at home and join 5EC for the second episode of ‘The Sofa Series’ –"Employment Law issues and COVID-19" | hosted by Alastair Hodge & Claire Palmer | Wednesday 1st April at 2.30pm