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Chambers of Rachel Sleeman

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

A leading set with β€˜second-to-none, cutting-edge expertise and knowledge of the social housing sector’, Five Paper has real strength and depth and β€˜the ability to take on even the most complex work at a moment’s notice’. With β€˜a good spread across junior and senior levels’, the set is able to offer β€˜excellent value for clients’. Its approach to client care is β€˜spot on’ thanks to head of chambers Nicholas Grundy QC who β€˜really does lead from the front and has maintained a hands-on and proactive approach’, meaning solicitors β€˜feel comfortable speaking with him and discussing thorny issues’. Indeed, Five Paper are β€˜a delight to deal with, blending a professional and unstuffy approach from tenants to clerks’. The β€˜particularly helpful and approachable’ clerks’ room under the β€˜excellent’ senior clerk David Portch β€˜can be relied on to handle anything thrown at them’. First junior Gemma Lewis is also highly recommended and β€˜will always go out of her way to help’. Overall, the clerking team is β€˜good at building rapport with solicitors and you feel in experienced hands’. Offices in: London

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London Bar

Commercial litigation
Commercial litigation – Leading juniors

Simon Mills - Five Paper β€˜A supreme strategist and market leader in invoice discounting and factoring.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Employment
Employment – Leading juniors

Jake Davies - Five Paper β€˜He has an incredible mind that can sort an extraordinary amount of information.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Health and safety
Health and safety – Leading juniors

Ian Wright - Five Paper β€˜A persuasive and commanding advocate and clever strategist.’

Ranked: tier 3

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

Satinder Gill - Five Paper β€˜He has good client skills – he is calm, knowledgeable and supportive.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Insolvency
Insolvency – Leading juniors

Morwenna Macro - Five Paper β€˜Gives straight forward no nonsense advice.’

Ranked: tier 5

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Property litigation and agriculture
Property litigation – Leading silks

Nicholas Grundy QC - Five Paper β€˜Capable of analysing both sides of a fiendishly complex problem.’

Ranked: tier 5

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Set overviews: England and Wales

A leading set with β€˜second-to-none, cutting-edge expertise and knowledge of the social housing sector’, Five Paper has real strength and depth and β€˜the ability to take on even the most complex work at a moment’s notice’. With β€˜a good spread across junior and senior levels’, the set is able to offer β€˜excellent value for clients’. Its approach to client care is β€˜spot on’ thanks to head of chambers Nicholas Grundy QC who β€˜really does lead from the front and has maintained a hands-on and proactive approach’, meaning solicitors β€˜feel comfortable speaking with him and discussing thorny issues’. Indeed, Five Paper are β€˜a delight to deal with, blending a professional and unstuffy approach from tenants to clerks’. The β€˜particularly helpful and approachable’ clerks’ room under the β€˜excellent’ senior clerk David Portch β€˜can be relied on to handle anything thrown at them’. First junior Gemma Lewis is also highly recommended and β€˜will always go out of her way to help’. Overall, the clerking team is β€˜good at building rapport with solicitors and you feel in experienced hands’. Offices in: London

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

Five Paper

Five Paper is β€˜a very strong set known for its landlord work’ and has β€˜the strength in depth to enable it to take on even the most complex work at a moment’s notice’. Nicholas Grundy QC, who is β€˜always available to talk through the thorny issues of any case’, successfully represented the borough in London Borough of Haringey v Ahmed & Ahmed, which considered a High Court judgment regarding the law of agency. Further, Stephen Evans is acting for a London borough in a complex historic disrepair case. Brynmor Adams joined Exchange Chambers in Manchester.

Social housing – Leading silks

Nicholas Grundy QC - Five Paper β€˜A smooth, vastly knowledgeable advocate, who gets the right result every time.’

Ranked: tier 3
Social housing – Leading juniors

Terry Gallivan - Five Paper β€˜Absolutely superb; he demonstrates rigorous, unparalleled knowledge of housing law.’

Ranked: tier 1

Stephen Evans - Five Paper β€˜A clear and knowledgeable advocate with expertise in possession claims.’

Ranked: tier 2

Sara Beecham - Five Paper β€˜Her advice is clear and her advocacy is robust.’

Ranked: tier 3

Tina Conlan - Five Paper β€˜Merges imaginative solutions with calm and measured advocacy.’

Ranked: tier 3

Victoria Osler - Five Paper β€˜A resilient and energetic advocate with a particular knack for cross-examination.’

Ranked: tier 3

Angela Hall - Five Paper β€˜A confident and practical advocate, who sees solutions rather than problems.’

Ranked: tier 4

Ben Maltz - Five Paper β€˜Pragmatic and highly skilled; a great barrister to have on your side.’

Ranked: tier 4

Jane Hodgson - Five Paper β€˜A proven winner in matters involving vulnerable parties and the risk of adverse publicity.’

Ranked: tier 4

Sam Philips - Five Paper β€˜Possesses the knowledge and command of a barrister with many more years call.’

Ranked: tier 4

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