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5 Pump Court Chambers

5 Pump Court Chambers is one of the oldest established sets of chambers in London. Chambers can trace its continual existence back to 1870.

About us

Barristers in 5 Pump Court Chambers were originally noted for their specialist work in the areas of family, probate and admiralty law. Since that time chambers has diversified into a true common law chambers encompassing criminal, family and civil law.

5 Pump Court Chambers is one of a small number of common law chambers based in London. Chambers is presently comprised of 54 barristers and 8 clerks. Our Head of Chambers is Michael Collard.

Chambers has been accepted on to the panels of numerous local authorities in London and barristers are instructed by local authority clients nationally.

Comprising 56 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.

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