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Chambers of Fiona Barton QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9AH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7410 2000
Fax:
Fax 020 7410 2010
DX:
1048 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.5essexcourt.co.uk

London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

5 Essex Court is a leading set for police law, and has associated strengths in inquests, public inquiries and employment, among other areas. Senior clerk Mark Waller is a key contact alongside chambers director John Fawcett-Ellis, who joined in March 2016, bringing previous experience as a solicitor and general counsel to the role. Offices in: London

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London Bar

Inquests and inquiries
Inquests and inquiries – Leading sets - ranked: tier 3

5 Essex Court

5 Essex Court is highly regarded for its work in the police law context, acting for both claimants and defendants.

Inquests and inquiries – Leading silks

Fiona Barton QC - 5 Essex Court β€˜Recommended for deaths in custody cases.’

Ranked: tier 2

Jason Beer QC - 5 Essex Court β€˜Known for police service inquiries.’

Ranked: tier 2

Samantha Leek QC - 5 Essex Court β€˜Highly rated in the area.’

Ranked: tier 3
Inquests and inquiries – Leading juniors

Alison Hewitt - 5 Essex Court β€˜Experienced in coronial law.’

Ranked: tier 2

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Professional discipline and regulatory law (including police law)
Professional discipline and regulatory law (including police law) – Leading sets - ranked: tier 3

5 Essex Court

5 Essex Court has a strong reputation for defending police forces in civil actions, as well as other police-related work such disciplinary matters, inquests and employment disputes. Recent instructions include representing David Crompton, the suspended chief constable of South Yorkshire Police, in the Hillsborough inquest.

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Set overviews: England and Wales

5 Essex Court is a leading set for police law, and has associated strengths in inquests, public inquiries and employment, among other areas. Senior clerk Mark Waller is a key contact alongside chambers director John Fawcett-Ellis, who joined in March 2016, bringing previous experience as a solicitor and general counsel to the role. Offices in: London

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