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Chambers of Sarah Forshaw QC and Mark Heywood QC

5 KING’S BENCH WALK, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7DN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7353 5638
DX:
367 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.5kbw.co.uk

London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

5KBW is ‘a truly independent and a forward-thinking set with a mind on the bigger picture and expertise at its core’. Containing ‘a wealth of high-end experience’ in criminal law, ‘chambers is providing the full package at a time when others fail or fall by the wayside’. The service is rated as ‘second to none’; ‘nothing is too much trouble’. Some say, ‘it is the small things that count and the clerks make every effort to address those points’. They have ‘a love for the job but more importantly, they understand the difficulties of running a criminal clerks’ room and just get the job done’. They are led by the ‘ever impressive and hardworking’ Lee Hughes-Gage, who ‘strives to ensure that chambers leads from the front’. First juniors Matthew Harper and Nathan Lee-Walsh are also names to note. Offices in: London

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London Bar

Crime
Crime – Leading sets - ranked: tier 3

5KBW

5KBW is ‘a strong set with excellent sexual offence specialists’. Mark Heywood QC prosecuted a serial rapist after a successful application to the Court of Appeal to quash his original acquittal.

Crime – Leading silks

Mark Heywood QC - 5KBWBreathtakingly intelligent and beautifully eloquent.’

Ranked: tier 2

Sarah Forshaw QC - 5KBWSilky smooth.’

Ranked: tier 2

Ian Glen QC - 5KBWHe defends in complex homicides, from stabbings to baby-shaking.’

Ranked: tier 3

Jonathan Higgs QC - 5KBWHe defends in murder and human trafficking cases.’

Ranked: tier 3
Crime – Leading juniors

Charlotte Newell - 5KBWConscientious, supportive, hardworking and forward-thinking.

Ranked: tier 3

Jeffrey Israel - 5KBWA tenacious advocate.’

Ranked: tier 3

Jonathan Polnay - 5KBWHe instils great confidence in clients.’

Ranked: tier 3

Orla Daly - 5KBWShe has an engaging manner with solicitors and lay clients.’

Ranked: tier 3

Rishi Nathwani - 5KBWIntellectually razor-sharp.

Ranked: tier 3

Robert Ellison - 5KBWRecommended for his experience from his previous career in the police.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Set overviews: England and Wales

5KBW is ‘a truly independent and a forward-thinking set with a mind on the bigger picture and expertise at its core’. Containing ‘a wealth of high-end experience’ in criminal law, ‘chambers is providing the full package at a time when others fail or fall by the wayside’. The service is rated as ‘second to none’; ‘nothing is too much trouble’. Some say, ‘it is the small things that count and the clerks make every effort to address those points’. They have ‘a love for the job but more importantly, they understand the difficulties of running a criminal clerks’ room and just get the job done’. They are led by the ‘ever impressive and hardworking’ Lee Hughes-Gage, who ‘strives to ensure that chambers leads from the front’. First juniors Matthew Harper and Nathan Lee-Walsh are also names to note. Offices in: London

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