Personal Injury

Described as "A widely respected set in the personal injury market featuring a number of specialist barristers" No5’s Personal Injury Group has over 70 members including 4 QC’s who are supported by two dedicated clerking teams managing multi-track and fast-track work. 

The group prides itself on its strength in depth and comprises experienced counsel, many of whom are consistently rated by the legal directories. With a strong focus on client care, the group consistently delivers high levels of service to both claimant and defendant clients.

The group’s areas of expertise include Serious and, Catastrophic Injury, Fraud, Credit Hire, Industrial Disease, International Travel Litigation and Costs.

For full details of each team please click the links below to the specialist areas or alternatively, contact a member of our clerking team.

Specialist Areas

Recommendations

"The clerks are always very helpful and efficient, and they're very proactive in terms of billing. They're very accommodating and they'll always try to find you someone who is available and try to accommodate your needs." "The clerks are always willing to go the extra mile to assist when something urgent comes up."
Chambers UK 2019

No5 Barristers Chambers is ‘a very strong set’, housing two separate groups for clinical negligence and personal injury matters with over 70 barristers across the teams. 
Legal 500 2019

A widely respected set in the personal injury market featuring a number of specialist barristers. Members are called upon to act for both claimants and defendants and have a strong track record in areas such as occupiers' liability, RTAs, industrial disease and accident at work claims. Recent cases handled include Variya v Shedhadeh, a contested multi-track road traffic claim. Instructing solicitors portray No5 as "a leading set nationally" with a "high level of expertise" and a "broad personal injury and clinical negligence offering."
Chambers UK 2018

No5 Barristers Chambers is ‘an excellent set’ with two distinct groups for clinical negligence and personal injury matters, containing ‘an in-depth armoury’ of over 70 members across both teams. The leader of the personal injury group, Paul Bleasdale QC, specialises in industrial disease litigation, particularly in cases involving asbestos claims, deafness and RSI. Chris Bright QC leads the clinical negligence practice.
Legal 500 2017

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