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 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

Dr Louisa Sherlock, barrister at No5 Barristers' Chambers and former dental surgeon, to host a series of vlogs on the topic of dental negligence. These vlogs will provide invaluable feedback from a number of experienced dental experts from a variety of different disciplines on how they think that lawyers could improve their chances of success and reduce their costs....

Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021
Neil Shastri-Hurst recently successfully represented an NHS Trust in a Multi-Track claim, in which the Claimant’s case was dismissed following half-time submissions that there was no case to answer....

Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021
When I was in pupillage, about the only thing that was not wholly different from what had been taught at Bar school was that you did not plead fraud or dishonesty without proper grounds. This was all turned on its head with the introduction (or perhaps invention) of the concept of ‘fundamental dishonesty’ (“FD”) in personal injury claims, in relation to both the claim and the claimant....

Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021
Planning analysis: In considering challenges under sections 288 and 289 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990) heard together, the High Court quashed an inspector’s decision to uphold an appeal against an enforcement notice and to grant planning permission....

Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021
No5 Barristers’ Chambers teamed up with Saunders Solicitors’ to host two webinars examing the common law regime and the practical steps needed to enforce a judgment obtained in these jurisdictions in the UK....

Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021
No5 Barristers’ Chambers teamed up with Saunders Solicitors’ to host two webinars examing the common law regime and the practical steps needed to enforce a judgment obtained in these jurisdictions in the UK....

Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021
Episode 3: Aids and Equipment from the Schedule School series is now available on YouTube. Following on from Care and Case Management, in this episode Gemma Roberts takes us through aids and equipment, from household items, to wheelchairs, to exoskeletons....

Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021

Latest Events

Join No5’s Varsha Jagadesham and David Gardner for a webinar which will provide an update on recent developments in the Court of Protection....

Date: Tue, 25 May 2021
Cost: Free