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5 Paper Buildings

Crime

11 ranked barristersBand 2London (Bar)UK Bar 2022 View ranking table
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Client service:

5 Paper Buildings is commended as a set whose barristers are regularly instructed in the major cases of the day including those relating to murder, sexual offences, terrorism, gang-related crime and firearms offences. In addition to general and serious crime, the set also handles financial crime, football corruption and European Arrest Warrant work. Sources praise this chambers for having "significant strength in depth." Recent high-profile cases undertaken by the set have included R v Jonty Bravery, the case concerning the boy thrown from a balcony at Tate Modern, and R v Shane O’Brien, a matter involving Britain’s most wanted fugitive, who had killed a man in a nightclub.
"Senior clerk Dale Jones and his team are amazing. They will bend over backwards to accommodate my requests and are always on hand to assist no matter what day or what time it is. It is a real pleasure to work with them."

Strengths:

Archie Mackay
"He has a combination of competence and charm which earns the trust of his clients and the respect of other lawyers and the courts."

Strengths:

Ben Douglas-Jones QC
"He has a fantastic approach with solicitors and understands how the CPS will argue points as well as what will work against them."

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Catherine Rabaiotti
"A tenacious advocate who is firm and focused in her advice to clients. She is a pleasure to work with."

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David Osborne
"A really effective jury advocate who makes complex issues sound simple so that a jury can follow them."

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Deanna Heer  
Junior Treasury Counsel Deanna Heer prosecutes and defends serious criminal matters, both at first instance and at the Court of Appeal. She has particular expertise in handling serious and complex cases including murder, manslaughter and infanticide.
"She is afantastic performer who takes full responsibility for the case."
Recent work: Prosecuted a schoolboy who killed another schoolboy on a London bus by stabbing him with a Zombie knife.

Strengths:

Denis Barry
"He has a multifaceted practice and transferable skills across sectors, as well as a particular eye for detail and a direct advocacy style."

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Graham Trembath QC
Graham Trembath QC is a highly rated jury advocate with noted expertise in murder and manslaughter cases. His practice covers a wide range of work that takes in sexual offences, gang-related crimes and serious fraud. He has specific specialist knowledge of forensic science and evidence.
"He has a fantastic way with juries."
Recent work: Represented a defendant who was described as Britain’s ‘most wanted fugitive' when he fled the country after killing man in a club in west London. He evaded capture for nearly four years before being arrested after handing himself in.

Strengths:

Jonathan Caplan QC
"A superb tactician who understands his clients' needs."

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Joshua Normanton
"Displays great depth of knowledge and superb attention to detail. The clients love him, and his results speak for themselves. Whether he is drafting submissions or advocating in court, his work is always excellent and he makes the solicitor's working life so much easier."

Strengths:

Miranda Moore QC
"She is fantastic at handling high-profile sexual offence cases."

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Teresa Hay
"Forensically accurate, she knows exactly what she is doing and has great judgement."

Crime

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Silks (QC)

London (Bar)

Crime


Ben Douglas-Jones QC
Band 5
Graham Trembath QC
Band 2
Jonathan Caplan QC
Band 4
Miranda Moore QC
Band 3

Juniors

London (Bar)

Crime


Archie Mackay
Band 6
Catherine Rabaiotti
Band 6

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