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 33 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

Ramya Nagesh discusses how Covid-19 as affected the lives of practitioners and non-practitioners alike in her new publication "Covid-19 and the Criminal Law"...

Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020
The Department for Social Security or more commonly referred to as 'DSS', was the government department responsible for providing benefit payments. The department was however replaced in 2001 by the Department of Work and Pensions....

Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020
Philip Vollans explores the changes to what is considered dishonest and new approaches towards the subject....

Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020
Back in March 2020 the world became a very unusual place.  The government rushed to help us to navigate that world with guidance...

Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2020
Stand by your schedules and counter-schedules, dig out those old Part 36 offers and get ready to apply to increase your costs budgets; the 8th edition of the Ogden Tables (“Ogden 8”) may impact on all three....

Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2020
There is, generally, a right to cross-examine. It was established in the 1992 rules,[1] and is present in the same form in r 16(5) of the 2000 Rules[2]:...

Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2020

Latest Events

Panel of planning barristers provide environmental law update....

Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020
Cost: Free
*New 2021 date* Annual Planning Seminar will return in 2021 and promises to deliver the latest case law and updates in the world of planning law....

Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2021
Cost: TBC