No5 Chambers – with offices in Birmingham, London, Bristol and The East Midlands – is pleased to announce that John Butterfield is to be appointed Queen’s Counsel, which will bring the total number of QCs at No5 to 26.

John Butterfield is a Criminal and Regulatory Law specialist at No5 and has conducted many high profile cases.

No5 Practice Director, Tony McDaid, comments: “I should like to congratulate John Butterfield and look forward to seeing him deservedly appointed to Queen’s Counsel on 14th April 2014, he thoroughly deserves this recognition.”

“The QC selection process requires candidates to demonstrate a wide range of legal and personal skills. The level of commitment required to achieve QC status is vast and testament to the dedication of all those appointed.”

“I am delighted to welcome them to the growing family of QCs we have at No5 Chambers – which will total 26 – and I look forward to their continuing contributions to the development and evolution of the law and of our No5 business model.”

To view the details on all silks appointments in 2014 click here