Charlotte Ventham to be appointed King’s Counsel

19 January 2024

5 Essex Chambers is delighted to announce that Charlotte Ventham is to be appointed King’s Counsel.
The swearing in ceremony will take place in the spring.

“I am delighted and excited in equal measure to be taking silk. This achievement would not have been possible without the assistance of clients and colleagues who have supported and inspired me over many years. I look forward to further challenges ahead and the ongoing success of 5 Essex” Charlotte commented.

Jason Beer KC, Head of Chambers, said: “I am thrilled at Charlotte’s appointment. It is richly deserved, and a reflection of her exceptional skills, professionalism and above all her qualities as a trial and appellate advocate. The news is also further testament to the strength and continuing development of 5 Essex Chambers.”

Charlotte is recognised as a leading junior and specialises in police law, public law, human rights, discrimination, inquests and inquiries, and malfeasance claims. She is regularly instructed by police forces and government departments/agencies in a range of courts and tribunals. Her practice includes a number of high-profile cases and those involving national security and public interest immunity issues. Charlotte is currently appointed to the Attorney General’s A Panel of Counsel. She is ranked in Chambers UK and The Legal 500 for Police Law.

Charlotte’s full profile can be viewed here.


Charlotte Ventham KC

Call 2001 | Silk 2024


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