News & Publications

Henry Pitchers QC, Philip Rule and Ramya Nagesh, of No5 Chambers, are instructed to represent the family of Saskia Jones...

Date: Tue, 04 Aug 2020
Update from Tony McDaid on No5's latest position during Covid-19...

Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2020
We are delighted to announce that Richard Grimshaw has been appointed as a Deputy Queen’s Bench Master, sitting at the Royal Courts of Justice in London....

Date: Wed, 27 May 2020
No5 Barristers’ Chambers is committed to protecting the mental health of its barristers, pupils and staff. We have been awarded the Bar Council’s Wellbeing Certificate of Recognition and have in place a robust Wellbeing Policy to provide such support....

Date: Mon, 18 May 2020
Update 9 April 15:48: Phone lines now functioning...

Date: Thu, 09 Apr 2020
On the 1st April 2020 HMCTS published a note on the Civil Court Listing Priorities. This is divided into two sections: - Priority 1 work includes work that ­­­must be done and Priority 2...

Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2020
This note attempts to summarise the current working practice for Courts and Tribunals in England and Wales: is the court or tribunal simply closed, open for certain business or operating new remote procedures?...

Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020
No5 have set up the facility to host virtual mediations and round table meetings....

Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020
Mobile numbers for management...

Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020
The steps No5 are taking to help minimise the spread of COVID-19....

Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2020
Could menopause be impacting on the poor rates of retention of women at senior levels?...

Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2020
Two barristers from No5 Barristers’ Chambers, the UK’s largest set of chambers, are to be appointed to Her Majesty’s Queen’s Counsel by the Lord Chancellor at a ceremony taking place at Westminster Hall on Monday 16th March....

Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020
Christmas opening hours...

Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2019
Leanne Buckley-Thomson writes about being a mother, her passion for her job & on returning to work...

Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2019
James Dixon of No5 Barristers' Chambers represented the family of Mr Shaun Dewey at an Inquest which found failings in the care for a remand prisoner at HMP Bristol....

Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019
No5 Barristers' Chambers ranked in leading Chambers UK 2020 Guide...

Date: Sun, 13 Oct 2019
No5 Barristers’ Chambers has once again confirmed its standing as one of the leading sets of barristers in the country in the annual Legal 500....

Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2019
Legal insights on inquests including an update on how suicide is now viewed by the law will be given at an annual seminar...

Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2019
Two cricket tournaments staged by No5 Barristers’ Chambers in memory of a late member have raised a total of £3,375 for the national charity of the Bar – Advocate....

Date: Thu, 08 Aug 2019
No5 Barristers’ Chambers has been officially recognised for the mutual support its barristers and staff provide to ensure their continued wellbeing....

Date: Fri, 07 Jun 2019
Colin Banham represents former Firearms Licensing Supervisor at an inquest touching two murders...

Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2019
Colin Banham represented a Detective Chief Inspector...

Date: Wed, 29 May 2019
Appointments to the Attorney General's civil panel counsel for 2019....

Date: Wed, 08 May 2019
Delegates will be given practical advice by a senior coroner who is due to give an insight into what is changing in the coronial world, including the use of less invasive CT scan post-mortems and the ‘medical examiner’ scheme....

Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019
The property management firm responsible for Wolverhampton’s Mander Centre at the time of a fatal accident in 2017 has admitted breaching the Health and Safety at Work Act....

Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2019
Grenfell Tower Panel Challenge...

Date: Wed, 09 May 2018
Justice4the21 campaigner Julie Hambleton gave an impassioned insight into the human cost of coronial law to legal professionals, at the Annual Inquest Seminar held by No5 Barristers’ Chambers....

Date: Thu, 03 May 2018