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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

β€˜Up-and-coming’ criminal chambers 5KBW is β€˜a serious outfit with the ability to take on very high-level cases’. β€˜A feature of the set is the flexible working patterns and user-friendly approach that the barristers are willing to adopt.’ β€˜Counsel are generally available at all levels’, including β€˜a large number of young juniors, who are very capable’, having β€˜demonstrated their talents early on’ and β€˜obtained solicitors’ trust quickly’. Chambers is β€˜run with aplomb’ by Sarah Forshaw QC, and in the clerks’ room, Lee Hughes-Gage β€˜leads a very steady ship’. His team always provides β€˜a high-quality service’ by β€˜going the extra mile’ for clients and β€˜providing the best barrister to suit client needs’. Offices in: London

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London Bar

Crime (general crime)
Crime (general crime) – Leading sets - ranked: tier 4

5KBW

5KBW has β€˜very accomplished advocates at all levels of call’. Mark Heywood QC, for example, prosecuted Arthur Simpson-Kent, who was convicted of the murder of his two children and partner, former EastEnders actress Sian Blake.

Crime (general crime) – Leading silks

Mark Heywood QC - 5KBW β€˜As first senior Treasury Counsel, he prosecutes in some of the most serious cases.’

Ranked: tier 1

Sarah Forshaw QC - 5KBW β€˜She is robust in defending with a velvet-clad iron fist.’

Ranked: tier 2

Jonathan Higgs QC - 5KBW β€˜An extremely able advocate, who gains the client’s confidence quickly.’

Ranked: tier 3
Crime (general crime) – Leading juniors

Jeffrey Israel - 5KBW β€˜A tenacious advocate, who is knowledgeable and very good with clients.’

Ranked: tier 2

Orla Daly - 5KBW β€˜An electrifying character, who has an excellent rapport with clients.’

Ranked: tier 2

Charlotte Newell - 5KBW β€˜Incredibly hardworking and meticulous, with an attention to detail that is second to none.’

Ranked: tier 3

James Martin - 5KBW β€˜A no-nonsense advocate and a tough opponent with an attractive manner before juries.’

Ranked: tier 3

Jonathan Polnay - 5KBW β€˜A very effective prosecutor, and also a very hardworking defence junior, who gets on very well with clients.’

Ranked: tier 3

Rishi Nathwani - 5KBW β€˜A first-class junior, who is very tactically astute, hardworking and effective.’

Ranked: tier 3

Robert Ellison - 5KBW β€˜He has an exceptional intellect, which allows him to analyse and dismantle a prosecution case with first-class finesse in the courtroom.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Set overviews: England and Wales

β€˜Up-and-coming’ criminal chambers 5KBW is β€˜a serious outfit with the ability to take on very high-level cases’. β€˜A feature of the set is the flexible working patterns and user-friendly approach that the barristers are willing to adopt.’ β€˜Counsel are generally available at all levels’, including β€˜a large number of young juniors, who are very capable’, having β€˜demonstrated their talents early on’ and β€˜obtained solicitors’ trust quickly’. Chambers is β€˜run with aplomb’ by Sarah Forshaw QC, and in the clerks’ room, Lee Hughes-Gage β€˜leads a very steady ship’. His team always provides β€˜a high-quality service’ by β€˜going the extra mile’ for clients and β€˜providing the best barrister to suit client needs’. Offices in: London

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