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Chambers of Miranda Moore QC and Julian Christopher QC

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Miranda Moore QC

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5 Paper Buildings (Chambers of Miranda Moore QC and Julian Christopher QC)

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Crime – general; tax – VAT, C&E; fraud: crime.


A specialist in serious fraud and organised crime. Has particular experience in bribery and coruption cases. Lead counsel in murders (recently the Kayleigh Haywood case), white collar crime, money laundering and fiscal frauds (including frauds on the NHS). Since taking silk she has increased her defence practice and deals with a variety of cases including historic sexual abuse, rape, murder, and fraud. She defended the first Bribery Act case. Experienced in cases involving sudden deaths of infants and is recognised as a leader in cases involving young or vulnerable witnesses and defendants (including the use of intermediaries). In the last year she has successfully defended a number of murder cases involving teenage defendants, as well as a series of historic abuse cases and baby shaking allegations. Currently lead counsel in operation Yewtree spin off cases having prosecuted Dave Lee Travis and various doctors.


Called 1983, Lincoln’s Inn; QC 2003. Bencher Lincolns Inn


South Eastern Circuit; CBA; Home Office Digital Forensics Specialist Group.


King Charles I School, Kidderminster; Aston University (1982 BSc Business Studies First Class).


Dancing, skiing.

London Bar

Crime (general crime)

Within: Crime (general crime) – Leading silks

Miranda Moore QC - 5 Paper BuildingsInstructed by the CPS in challenging sex and violence cases.

Within: Crime (general crime)

5 Paper Buildings, which also handles defence work, has a strong workload of prosecution matters. Miranda Moore QC prosecuted Tony and Julie Wadsworth (collectively dubbed the ‘Richard and Judy of local radio’), who were convicted of outraging public decency and indecent assault after, among other offences, having sex in public and inviting under-age boys to participate. New silk Ben Douglas-Jones QC represented the CPS in appeal by an absconded prisoner, who was sentenced to additional imprisonment by both the prison discipline system and the criminal courts in violation of the prison rules; the CPS and the prisoner disputed which sentence should be voided.

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Fraud: crime

Within: Fraud: crime – Leading silks

Miranda Moore QC - 5 Paper BuildingsShe prosecutes and defends in mortgage frauds and Ponzi cases.

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