5 Essex Court

Top-tier civil law set of chambers recognised for our exemplary client service, depth and breadth of experience in our specialist areas and the outstanding quality of our counsel.

"It's the most comprehensive police offering at the Bar and in my view the best – the depth and breadth of talent is outstanding"
Chambers UK
“5 Essex Court’s barristers are at the cutting edge of everything”
Chambers UK
“arguably the best set for public authority inquest and inquiry work”
Legal 500
5 Essex Court are ‘leaders in the field’, have ‘fearsome intellects’, and are ‘formidable opponents, yet very approachable and pleasant to work with’
Legal 500
“a fabulous set you will find in nearly every groundbreaking reported case, inquiry or inquest”
Legal 500

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20 Sep 21

How can the care sector be ready for LPS?

Saara Idelbi and Jonathan Landau discuss the issues surrounding deprivation of liberty in social care settings.

22 Sep 21

Jason Beer QC, Francesca Whitelaw and Georgina Wolfe appear in the Pre-Inquest Review hearing for the Inquest into the Death of Dawn Sturgess

On 22 September 2021, Baroness Heather Hallett DBE PC will hold the second pre-inquest review concerning the Inquest into the Death of Dawn Sturgess.

7 Sep 21

“The Data Brief” - Monthly Data Protection Bulletin - Issue 5

This is a new monthly newsletter from the Data Protection and Information Law Team at 5 Essex Court which is intended to be quickly and easily digestible.