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Having grown to over 260 barristers, including 35 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 Changez Khan successfully acted for Sonia Warner, a civil servant, who brought claims for unconscious race discrimination...

Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2021
In R(Bousfield) v Parole Board [2021] EWHC 3160 (Admin), Stuart Withers led by Ian Brownhill (of 39 Essex Chambers) argued that the Parole Board made a number of errors when it approached the consideration of the Claimant’s recall...

Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2021
An appellant whose appeal against deportation on human right grounds failed in the Court of Appeal and following the refusal of leave to appeal from the Supreme Court nevertheless succeeded in obtaining leave to remain from the UK Government after making a complaint to the Strasbourg Court....

Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2021
Planning analysis: The Supreme Court considered a costs challenge concerning a planning statutory review...

Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2021
Alex Mellis discusses the judgment in Michael v IE&D Hurford Ltd t/a Rainbow [2021] EWHC 2318 (QB) where the High Court has been asked to determine an appeal from the finding at first instance that a claimant was not dishonest, despite obvious problems with the claimant’s case....

Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2021
In this seminar, Chris Young QC, Thea Osmund-Smith and James Corbet Burcher draw on their practical experience to explain what makes a strong VSC case...

Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2021
A challenge to a North Sea consent might not immediately strike you as a ’need to know’. But if you do need to know any of the following, listen in...

Date: Mon, 08 Nov 2021
Originally broadcast on the 7th October, No5’s Sioned Davies, Oliver Lawrence and Howard Leithead joined Scott Stemp for a webinar about Planning Enforcements...

Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2021

Latest Events

No5's Family Group will be hosting their annual Child Law and Practice Seminar on Friday 17th December...

Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2021
Cost: £95 + VAT