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Chambers of Nicholas Grundy QC

FIVE PAPER BUILDINGS, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7HB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7815 3200
Fax:
Fax 020 7815 3201
DX:
415 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.fivepaper.com

London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

Five Paper is β€˜a first-class set’ with a β€˜good breadth and availability of barristers’, who are β€˜highly efficient, friendly and dedicated to their clients’. It is a common law chambers with particular expertise in commercial, property, social housing, employment and family law. Previously an all-junior set, it now has a silk among its ranks, following Nicholas Grundy QC’s appointment in 2016. In other recent developments, the β€˜always superb’ David Portch became senior clerk when Alan Stammers retired in May 2016 after 44 years in chambers. Portch is β€˜well equipped to take over the reins’, and β€˜has really grown in his role over the years’. He is considered β€˜a great asset to the set and goes that extra mile to deliver a great service’. As a whole, the β€˜exceptional’ clerking team is β€˜very personable and will go out of its way to accommodate instructing solicitors’. Offices in: London

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London Bar

Commercial litigation
Commercial litigation – Leading juniors

Simon Mills - Five Paper β€˜He gets things right and gives calm and considered advice.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Employment
Employment – Leading juniors

Jake Davies - Five Paper β€˜His preparation is meticulous and he always seems to find the right argument.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Health and safety
Health and safety – Leading juniors

Ian Wright - Five Paper β€˜His intuition on strategic and evidential issues is unnervingly accurate.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Immigration (including business immigration)
Immigration (including business immigration) – Leading juniors

Satinder Gill - Five Paper β€˜He has impressive expertise in business immigration.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Set overviews: England and Wales

Five Paper is β€˜a first-class set’ with a β€˜good breadth and availability of barristers’, who are β€˜highly efficient, friendly and dedicated to their clients’. It is a common law chambers with particular expertise in commercial, property, social housing, employment and family law. Previously an all-junior set, it now has a silk among its ranks, following Nicholas Grundy QC’s appointment in 2016. In other recent developments, the β€˜always superb’ David Portch became senior clerk when Alan Stammers retired in May 2016 after 44 years in chambers. Portch is β€˜well equipped to take over the reins’, and β€˜has really grown in his role over the years’. He is considered β€˜a great asset to the set and goes that extra mile to deliver a great service’. As a whole, the β€˜exceptional’ clerking team is β€˜very personable and will go out of its way to accommodate instructing solicitors’. Offices in: London

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Social housing
Social housing – Leading sets - ranked: tier 2

Five Paper

Five Paper is β€˜a strong set with a focus on work for social housing providers’, while also undertaking some tenant work. New silk Nicholas Grundy QC represented the social landlord in Akerman-Livingstone v Aster Communities, a Supreme Court case regarding the application of the Equality Act to possession proceedings.

Social housing – New silks

Nicholas Grundy QC - Five Paper β€˜Feisty and forthright with a real enthusiasm for property and housing law.’

Ranked: tier 1
Social housing – Leading juniors

Terry Gallivan - Five Paper β€˜His advocacy puts the fear of God into the opposition.’

Ranked: tier 1

Joanna Brownhill - Five Paper β€˜So prepared, she knows clients’ cases better than they do themselves.’

Ranked: tier 2

Stephen Evans - Five Paper β€˜His robust approach creates successful results.’

Ranked: tier 2

Sara Beecham - Five Paper β€˜Very experienced.’

Ranked: tier 3

Victoria Osler - Five Paper β€˜Very able, determined and quick-thinking.’

Ranked: tier 3

Angela Hall - Five Paper β€˜A source of pragmatic and common-sense advice.’

Ranked: tier 4

Ben Maltz - Five Paper β€˜He represents local authorities and housing associations in possession proceedings.’

Ranked: tier 4

Brynmor Adams - Five Paper β€˜Really able to think around the problem.’

Ranked: tier 4

Tina Conlan - Five Paper β€˜She represents both landlords and tenants in antisocial behaviour cases.’

Ranked: tier 4

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