Chambers is recognised in the latest version of the Legal 500: “5 Pump Court is well known for its criminal and regulatory work but the set also has expertise across the family and civil spectrums. The clerks’ room consists of first junior and designated criminal clerk John Wooloughan, designated family clerk Jay Dorton, designated civil clerk Greg Piner, and assistant practice clerk Stephen Bush.” Our Family clerking team are also finalists for Clerking Team of the Year at the Family Law Awards 2019.
The Legal 500, 2019 '5 Pump
Court is ‘excellent’ on criminal and regulatory work related to property and
housing, including local authority prosecutions under the Housing Act 2004. The
set also has expertise across the family and civil spectrums. The clerks’ room
is ‘flexible and reactive’
The Legal 500, 2017; 5 Pump Court contains 'a good calibre of counsel' across the family, civil and criminal spectrum, and provides 'a seamless service throughout'. Indeed, the 'outstanding' clerks are 'always happy to assist' and 'go out of their way for clients'.
Comprising 52 barristers, we are regularly trusted to advise and represent an array of high profile clients including global corporations, some of the UK's top 10 insurance companies, numerous local authorities, the Crown Prosecution Service, and those charged with serious criminal offences.
5 Pump Court is one of the oldest established sets of chambers in existence, dating from 1870, and we were awarded Legal Services Commission Quality Mark status in 2005.
We take pride in the quality of service, high calibre of our barristers, and the value for money we provide to our clients. Our existing clients appreciate the open and frank approach we adopt, whether it be dealing with general enquiries as to availability of Counsel or advising on the suitability of our barristers for any particular case. Our clerks' room will readily suggest Counsel whose experience is commensurate with the complexity or size of the case.
40 of our barristers undertake Direct Public Access and Licensed Access work. For further details click on Direct Access Barristers
This website sets out the type of work covered by Chambers and contains profiles of each of our barristers. If more detailed particulars are required, our Clerks are always happy to help.
Chambers is an accredited Solicitors Regulation Authority CPD course provider.
5 Pump Court Chambers has adopted the Bar Council Standard Contractual Terms of Work. Any privately funded instructions are accepted on the basis of these terms. Should you wish to view these terms, please click here
What Clients Say
"A very reliable and professional set of Chambers which
I use time and time again"
Aynur Duman - Faradays Solicitors
5 Pump Court
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