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Andrew Trotter

Practice Director, Crime

"No5 Chambers is a powerhouse of a set. It is forward-thinking, progressive, diverse and inclusive."

Legal 500 2024

"The clerking is second to none."

Chambers UK 2024

"The clerks have always been very efficient and are incredibly competent to deal with."

Chambers UK 2024

"Andrew Trotter is very helpful and is always willing to go the extra mile to ensure that the case referred to them are managed well and barristers are allocated according to their skill and knowledge to each case."

Legal 500 2024

"No5 Chambers have excellent clerks. In particular, Andrew Trotter is very responsive and clear."

Legal 500 2024

"Practice Director Andrew Trotter is a real gem, helpful, personable and professional."

Chambers UK 2024

Andrew has been a Clerk since 1981, joining No5 in 2000 to Head up the Crime Clerking team.

Andrew’s greatest work achievement is the number of Juniors that he has trained who have gone on to senior positions in No5 Chambers and other Chambers nationwide. 

Away from work, Andrew likes all sports, especially football and cricket. Being true to his roots he is still a fervent supporter of Sunderland AFC and Durham Cricket Club

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