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 & Podcasts

No5’s Keri Tayler has obtained an order for costs in the Court of Protection in a case where the local authority’s application for an injunction to prevent P’s eviction from his placement was described as “doomed" and “misconceived”...

Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2020
A father has been convicted and sentenced for Manslaughter of his 8-week-old son. Jonas Hankin QC led the prosecution team, having been instructed at an early stage of proceedings to advise on expert evidence....

Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2020
Henry Pitchers QC, Philip Rule and Ramya Nagesh act on behalf of the family of Saskia Jones...

Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2020
On 31 October 2020, the ban on repossession proceedings comes to an end. Approximately 1.8 million people have taken a deferral on a mortgage, and the second period of deferral is now coming to an end. Lenders may commence or continue with possession proceedings if appropriate....

Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2020
Judgment in the case of Girling v East Suffolk Council [2020] 9 WLUK 348 was delivered on 1st October 2020 and it’s certainly one to add to your personal planning case book....

Date: Thu, 08 Oct 2020
Planning Permission secured by Christopher Young QC and Leanne Buckley-Thomson for Extra Care development...

Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020
Christopher Perry is once again joined by Adam Burrell, Charles Crow and Richard McLoughlin where they discuss solicitor/client assessments, in particular the success fee challenges following Herbert v HH Law....

Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2020
The recent Court of Appeal (and eagerly awaited Supreme Court) decision in Ho v Adelekun [2020} EWCA Civ 517 relating to costs set off in QOCS cases. We are delighted to welcome Adam Burrell from DAC Breachcoft where he is a partner and Head of Costs....

Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2020
Join barristers Jamie Gamble, Henry Pitchers QC, Matthew Brunning and Lois Norris in the latest vlog from the personal injury and clinical negligence groups at No5 as they discuss the recent Court of Appeal decision of Swift v Carpenter and what it means for the future of accommodation claim....

Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2020

Latest Events

Let the No5 Court of Protection Team do the work for you in this invaluable two-hour webinar for practitioners specialising in property and affairs work. Abid Mahmood will round up this year’s hot topics and need-to-know cases in his Property and Affairs Update....

Date: Wed, 21 Oct 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