Throughout its 100-year history, No5 has developed a reputation for breaking new ground and continues to be regarded as a forward-thinking set. No5 maintains its success in traditional sectors of law while offering specialist advice and representation at the cutting edge of newly evolving areas.

Having grown to over 250 barristers, including 31 silks, No5 provides a nationwide service from its offices in Birmingham, London, Bristol and Leicester. Chambers continues to attract high-quality work in all disciplines, combining excellent service standards with a progressive, modern and flexible approach to clients’ needs.

Latest News & Publications

A convicted murderer making headlines for warning teenagers of the risks of arming themselves with knives was prosecuted by John Butterfield QC of No5 Barristers’ Chambers at his 2015 trial....

Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2019
Mark Heywood QC and Martin Liddiard have successfully represented the defence of a pensioner charged with murder and manslaughter...

Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019
When should two developments be treated as one for the purposes of the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations 2017 (“the EIA Regulations”)?...

Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2019
In 365 Business Finance Ltd -v- Bellagio Hospitality WB ltd (1) Mr Tanveer Singh Handa (2) [2019] EWHC...

Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2019
Teresa Hargreaves, Costs lawyer from No5 Barristers’ Chambers, considers the apparent turn of the tide following the recent decision in AB v Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust [2019] EWHC 1889 (QB)....

Date: Tue, 03 Sep 2019

Latest Events

Half-day seminar on key topcs within the field of education law....

Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2019
Cost: £20 +VAT
APIL accredited seminar covering essential Coronial Law updates...

Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2019
Cost: £90 + VATpp
This seminar will highlight current and future issues of planning law and practice, and aims to provide essential updates...

Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2019
Cost: £90+VAT
Designed for solicitors specialising in both financial and private law consequences of family breakdown....

Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019
Cost: £150+VAT
Full-day seminar covering recent developments in regulatory law....

Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2019
Cost: £60+VAT
Full-day seminar including worker status, pension loss, PCPs & more....

Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019
Cost: £100+VAT