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

Seven barristers from No5 Barristers’ Chambers have been involved in a Fact Finding Hearing in the Family Court regarding brothers who alleged physical and sexual abuse by family members....

Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2020
A ‘feared’ pastor has been found guilty following a rape trial in which a Queen’s Counsel from No5 Barristers’ Chambers led the prosecution....

Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2020
Planning analysis: In Haden v Shropshire Council, the High Court rejected a legal challenge to a local planning authority’s (LPA’s) decision to grant planning permission for development of a sand and gravel quarry in the green belt...

Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2020
As we approach the festive break my thoughts are drawn to...

Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2019
Leanne Buckley-Thomson writes about being a mother, her passion for her job & on returning to work...

Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2019

Latest Events

A must for all litigators in commercial litigation and the property and insolvency sector....

Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2020
Cost: £15 +VAT
Save the date for this year's Annual Planning Seminar. More details to follow....

Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020
Cost: TBC
Informal open evening for those interested in applying for pupillage....

Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2020
Cost: Free
Informal open evening for those interested in applying for pupillage....

Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2020
Cost: Free
Join us at No5 on 23 January 2020 for the launch of “A Practical Guide to the Law of Forced and Incapacitous Marriages”....

Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2020
Cost: Free