No5 Barristers’ Chambers is pleased to welcome Jo Sidhu KC as a full tenant.

Jo is a leading silk with a formidable national reputation in serious cases including fraud, homicide, terrorism, drugs, armed robbery, extradition, and in cases involving human rights issues.

In the 2023 Chambers UK edition, he is described as “One of the best advocates in the business. He is phenomenal on his feet, very impactful and incredibly smooth.”

As Chairman of the Criminal Bar Association from 1st September 2021 to 31st August 2022, Jo was instrumental in negotiating the settlement of the defence graduated fee action by the Criminal Bar which resulted in the new AGFS 13 scheme which was implemented on the 30th September 2022.

CEO and Director of Clerking at No5 Barristers’ Chambers, Tony McDaid welcomed the news, saying, “We are delighted to see Jo join No5 as a full tenant having been a door tenant for many years. His reputation and recognition in the criminal justice system is formidable and I look forward to seeing this continue to grow over the coming years.”