13 Apr 18
Third-six pupil Peter Laverack has achieved success in the landmark case of Jones v Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago, decriminalising homosexuality.
12 Apr 18
Jason Beer QC is representing South Yorkshire Police in the high profile case of Sir Cliff Richard v the BBC and the Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police.
10 Apr 18
Fiona Barton QC and Robert Cohen represent Surrey Police at the adjourned inquest into the death of Alexander Perepilichnyy which resumes today.
4 Apr 18
Fiona Barton QC and Alex Ustych successfully represent West Midlands Police in judicial review proceedings arising from senior officer misconduct proceedings.
22 Mar 18
Kate Cornell was appointed a Recorder from a pool of over 2,400 applicants in a recent selection exercise which began in February 2017.
15 Mar 18
5 Essex Court is delighted to announce that it was the winner of Legal Cheek’s inaugural Best Chambers for Training award at last night’s Legal Cheek Awards 2018.
8 Mar 18
The jury trial - Boxill v (1) Commissioner of Police for Metropolis (2) Serco Ltd - at Central London County Court before HHJ Saggerson, related to two arrests of the claimant, carried out by police officers acting on information about a breach of bail provided by Serco (who operated electronic monitoring equipment at the time).
2 Mar 18
Alex Ustych joins the Grenfell Tower Inquiry as Junior Counsel to the Inquiry. Alex will be assisting/advising the Inquiry notably in relation to data protection and public interest immunity issues.