No5 Barristers’ Chambers has again made a strong showing in Planning Resource’s Annual Planning Law Survey published on 16 June 2023. A total of 10 members of the Planning Group appear in the lists citing the most respected planning barristers in the country.

Christopher Young KC tops the list of the top-rated planning silks in the country and is joined in the list by Richard Kimblin KC and Peter Goatley KC. Chris is also named as the highest-rated barrister in the country for residential work, joined in the rankings by Peter. Richard is recognised as one of the leading practitioners for Infrastructure work.

In the top-rated planning juniors category, Thea Osmund-Smith continues her rise up the charts and is rated fourth in the list of planning juniors as well as being in the top 10 for Residential work. Hashi Mohamed jumps into the top ten and is joined in the list of top-rated planning juniors by James Corbet BurcherSioned DaviesScott Stemp and Satnam Choongh.

Sioned Davies rises to fourth in the highest-rated planning juniors under 35 years of age and Odette Chalaby features on the survey for the first time. Sioned is also noted as being one of the leading Barristers for Commercial and Retail work.