Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500 publish new legal directories

19 October 2023

We are delighted to retain our Band 1 status for ‘Police Law’ and ‘Inquests and Public Inquiries’ and to have so many of our outstanding barristers ranked in the Chambers UK 2024 directory published today. Congratulations, in particular, to our barristers who were promoted to a higher band and to those who have been ranked for the first time:

John-Paul WaiteCatriona HodgeJohn Goss and Jennifer Wright in Inquests and Inquiries

Charles Apthorp in Professional Discipline

Aaron Moss in Police Law 

Rob Harland in Immigration

Robert Cohen and Aaron Moss (rising star) in Administrative and Public Law

Aaron Moss in Data Protection (new category entry)

Full rankings for 5 Essex Court can be found on the Chambers and Partners website here.

The Legal 500

Earlier this month, The Legal 500 published the UK Bar rankings 2024. We were delighted to have been recognised once again as a Tier 1 set in both Police Law and Inquests and Inquiries as well as welcoming the following new entries to the publication:

Jennifer Wright for Police Law

Aaron Moss and Peter Laverack for Administrative Law and Human Rights

Saara Idelbi for Court of Protection and Community Care (new category entry)

John-Paul Waite and Rob Harland for Immigration

Alex Ustych for Data Protection (new category entry).

Many thanks go to everyone who took the time to provide valuable feedback and references as part of the submission process.

Full rankings can be found on The Legal 500 website here.


Charles Apthorp

Call 1983

John-Paul Waite

Call 1995

Rob Harland

Call 2006

Saara Idelbi

Call 2008

Robert Cohen

Call 2009

Alex Ustych

Call 2010

Catriona Hodge

Call 2012

Aaron Moss

Call 2013

John Goss

Call 2015

Peter Laverack

Call 2015

Jennifer Wright

Call 2018


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