News

Teacher who made admissions of maladministration of SATs at a primary school in Rochdale represented by Philip Dayle...

Date: Fri, 24 May 2019
No5 Barristers’ Chambers is delighted to welcome Steven Fisher to the Personal Injury Group....

Date: Tue, 21 May 2019
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has announced its list of preferred counsel, instructed to...

Date: Fri, 17 May 2019
Colin Banham represents police officer in misconduct hearing....

Date: Wed, 15 May 2019
Jonas Hankin QC has opened a case in which it is alleged that a woman murdered her newborn baby...

Date: Mon, 13 May 2019
Counsel at No5 Barristers’ Chambers have won a positive ruling at the CJEU in an intercountry adoption appeal...

Date: Fri, 10 May 2019
Colin Banham successfully appealed against dismissal after a hearing before the PAT...

Date: Fri, 10 May 2019
Permission granted on the papers to challenge on grounds of irrationality, unlawfulness and unreasonableness...

Date: Fri, 10 May 2019
Appointments to the Attorney General's civil panel counsel for 2019....

Date: Wed, 08 May 2019
Laura Davidson considers two recent Court of Protection cases examining capacity to use...

Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2019
Visitors to an award-winning Birmingham museum can discover more about the attraction’s artefacts...

Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2019
No5 barristers face each other in court in murder trial...

Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2019
Three counsel from No5 defend in complex drugs case...

Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2019
The case involved an elderly lady who had executed two Lasting Powers of Attorney instruments (LPAs)...

Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2019
Paediatric experts will share their knowledge at a Medical Evidence seminar on 17th May...

Date: Thu, 18 Apr 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
No5 Barristers’ Chambers is delighted to welcome Keri Tayler, a Court of Protection specialist, to the Public Law Group....

Date: Thu, 11 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
Permission has been granted on s78 appeal for a 60 bed care home (Use Class C2) in Hartley Wintney, within Hart District Council: APP/N1730/W/18/3203638...

Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2019
Two QCs from No5 Barristers' Chambers were on opposite sides of the courtroom for the manslaughter trial...

Date: Mon, 08 Apr 2019
Jonathan Shaw joins the Commercial and Chancery Group at No5 Barristers’ Chambers...

Date: Thu, 04 Apr 2019
James Corbet Burcher examines PlanTech at the No5 Annual Planning Seminar...

Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2019
Barristers at No5 have once again made a strong showing in Planning Resource’s Annual Planning Law Survey...

Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2019
Michael Duck QC of No5 Barristers’ Chambers saw murderer Glen Elvin jailed for life over the death of his cousin in a knife attack following a trial at Wolverhampton Crown Court....

Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2019
No5 Barristers’ Chambers has seen six of its members appointed to the role of Deputy District Judge of the County Courts by the Lord Chancellor....

Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2019
Around 300 experts were given key advice on how a planning inquiry shake-up may affect them in an annual seminar hosted by a leading barristers’ chambers....

Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2019
https://www.no5.com/barristers/barrister-details/409-philip-dayle/...

Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2019
‘Dr Evil’ McCarthy jailed for 40 months over unlicensed body modification procedures...

Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019
Barrister elected to the Court of Protection Bar Association...

Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Queen’s Counsel at No5 Barristers’ Chambers sees juvenile client acquitted in murder trial...

Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Human rights barrister appointed to UK Government Equalities Office’s LGBT Advisory Panel...

Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2019
The Equality and Human Rights Commission publishes damning review into the Grenfell Tower Fire...

Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2019
Two QCs from No5 Barristers’ Chambers are facing each other in the courtroom in a manslaughter trial over the death of a two-month-old baby....

Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Counsel at No5 Barristers’ Chambers has successfully argued for a former police officer to be reinstated on an appeal against her dismissal at a Fast Track (Special Case) Hearing, following her conviction for driving with excess alcohol....

Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2019
James Doyle acted for Martina Badiova, 23, of Newcombe Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, who was found not guilty of plotting to spray sulphuric acid on a three-year-old boy with intent to harm....

Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019
An employment tribunal ruling could affect the employment rights of thousands of peripatetic music teachers across the UK....

Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019
A lawyer at No5 Barristers’ Chambers has returned from a trip to Africa where he worked with a legal project that supports men, women and children living and working in prisons....

Date: Wed, 06 Mar 2019
Court of Appeal upholds stays of improper planning prosecutions...

Date: Mon, 04 Mar 2019
Chloe represented AS, an Afghani teenager with significant mental health disorders, charged with assisting an offender. ...

Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Two counsel from a Birmingham barristers’ chambers have been appointed as Fee-paid Judges of the First-Tier Tribunal....

Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2019
No5 Barristers’ Chambers is sponsoring a solicitors’ training day organised by Spinal Injuries Association, a national charity that supports anyone affected by spinal cord injury....

Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2019
A planning expert will give advice on how to prepare for planning inquiries at No5 Barristers’ Chambers’ leading seminar....

Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2019
Counsel highlights ‘delicious irony’ of Brexit’s effects on human rights law...

Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2019
In an important test case today, 18 February 2018, the Court of Appeal has ruled the Secretary of State may be liable in costs for a successful claim for ‘Cart’ judicial review brought by an asylum applicant...

Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2019
Following a three-week trial at Birmingham Crown Court Michael Duck QC has seen murderer David Olczyk jailed for life for beating Kristof Zwolinski to death....

Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019
Jonas Hankin QC, of No5 Barristers’ Chambers, acted for the prosecution in a body modification case in which the practitioner admitted three counts of grievous bodily harm ...

Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2019
Samantha Forsyth from No5 Barristers' Chambers invited to speak about intermediaries at Supreme Court seminar...

Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019
Experts from across the country to speak at No5 Annual Clinical Negligence Seminar in Bristol...

Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019
No5 Barrister’s Chambers expertise called upon by Joint Committee on Human Rights...

Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019
A new group has been launched in the Midlands to support women who work in the criminal law as concerns grow over the number of women who are leaving the profession....

Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2019
Counsel at No5 Barristers’ Chambers have appeared at the Court of Justice of the European Union in an intercountry adoption appeal. ...

Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2019
No5 barristers defend in Worcester acid attack case on a three-year-old child...

Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2019
Philip Dayle appears in Privy Council ...

Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2019
Richard Jones QC and Philip Mantle of No5 Barristers’ Chambers have appeared for the successful creditor in the first case before the Court of Appeal ...

Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019
Jonathan Jones QC recently acted for a severely brain injured child who received in excess of 26.5 million pounds in settlement of his claim....

Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019
No5 Barristers' Chambers is helping a group of Shropshire boxers pack a punch by announcing its new role as a club sponsor....

Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2019
A leading Birmingham barrister fears a lack of awareness about the use of child arbitration during family break-ups means that people do not always have it as an option at such a stressful time in their lives....

Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2019
An immigration barrister fears a Judicial Review has thrown up the possibility that the Government’s methods to deport EU nationals could end up costing the country hundreds of thousands of pounds....

Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2019
The High Court last week quashed a decision by a Planning Inspector involving an important case considering the Regulations on the Community Infrastructure Levy ("CIL Regulations”)....

Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2019
Mark Heywood QC, and Tim Harrington, of No5 Barristers’ Chambers are prosecuting six defendants over the robbery and killing of 24-year-old Jaskaran Kang, who died from stab wounds on January 6 last year....

Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2019
No5 Barristers’ Chambers’ John Butterfield QC is leading the prosecution of a man accused of killing his friend with a single stab wound last summer....

Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019
Michael Burrows QC and Talbir Singh prosecute Riasat Bi murder trial...

Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019
Michael Duck QC Prosecutes "Body Found in Walsall Flat” Murder Case...

Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2019
QC at No5 Barristers’ Chambers defends cricketer in rape trial...

Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2019
No5 enforces their POCA expertise...

Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2019
David Gardner acts for successful claimant in an application for judicial review...

Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2019
Richard Alomo and S Chelvan act for Claimant in Surrogacy and Birth Certificate Test Case....

Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2019
R (G) v HCC; Admin Court 20th December 2018 ...

Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2018
Counsel represents family at inquest critical of Home office and Ministry of Justice...

Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2018
Drugs gang prosecuted by No5 Barristers' Chambers counsel...

Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2018
Philip was instructed on behalf of the defendant to proceedings before the Southwark Crown Court. ...

Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2018
The Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Groups at No5 Barristers’ Chambers have sponsored a major award at an annual ceremony staged by a leading national charity....

Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2018
Counsel at No5 Barristers’ Chambers has represented a juice bar and its owner at appeal securing a reduction in their fines imposed due to bogus health claims, which had totalled more than 8,000....

Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2018
No5 Barristers’ Chambers supports Brum Christmas Dinner Project...

Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2018
No5 counsel secure jail term for young mother’s killer...

Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2018
No5 barristers secure conviction of murderer after callous stabbing...

Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2018
18th Dec - Power outage affecting telephones...

Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2018
Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all at No5 Barristers' Chambers!...

Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2018
Jeremy Cahill QC retirement announcement...

Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2018
No5 Barristers' Chambers office helping the homeless...

Date: Fri, 07 Dec 2018
Michael Duck QC sees defendant enter guilty manslaughter plea...

Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2018
Thea Osmund-Smith successful in High Court...

Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2018
Jonas Hankin QC prosecutes Samantha Eastwood murder...

Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2018
Barrister invokes rarely used powers as jury tampering affects drug dealing trial...

Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2018
No5 barrister successfully represents council in bringing contempt of court case...

Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2018
An appeal over the process of Costs Budgeting has been upheld bringing into question the practice of ‘parking off’ hourly rates to detailed assessment....

Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2018
Brangwyn v South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust [2018] EWCA Civ 2235; [2018] 10 WLUK 205; 11 October 2018....

Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2018
Counsel defend paranoid schizophrenic who killed a man and seriously injured three others...

Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2018
Teen prosecuted for murder by Michael Duck QC and Sarah Allen is named...

Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2018
Law students at Wolverhampton University will have the chance to learn from an expert during a seminar next month (December) which is being led by a leading Birmingham barrister....

Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2018
David Mason QC and Samantha Crabb prosecute Kinver murder trial...

Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2018
No5 barristers defend in Leicester explosion murder trial...

Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2018
Birmingham barrister criticises the Government’s move to introduce an extra ‘death tax’...

Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2018
Race pay reporting fell under the spotlight for a panel discussion for the employment law group at No5 Barristers’ Chambers annual employment seminars in Birmingham and London....

Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2018
Birmingham barrister speaks at annual conference of United Kingdom Association of Women Judges...

Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2018
Chris Bright QC secures damages of 22.75 million in a single week...

Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2018
"Louisa Denning recently addressed delegates at the Association of British Insurers' Conference on the subject of "Prosecuting Fraudsters: Contempt and Committal”...

Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2018
Seminar to focus on the use of CTG traces in obstetric casework ...

Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2018
Michael Duck QC leads Sarah Allen in the prosecution of the fatal Sutton Coldfield teenage revenge stabbing trial...

Date: Wed, 07 Nov 2018
No5 Barristers' Chambers earns top rankings in Chambers UK Bar Guide 2019...

Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2018
No5 Barristers’ Chambers hailed as one of the best in much-anticipated legal rankings...

Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2018
Chris Bright QC and Stephen Goodfellow secure 5m damages for child claimant in fiercely contested clinical negligence claim...

Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2018
Divisional Court upholds Art. 5 claim, and awards damages to Philip Rule’s client who was wrongly denied prioritisation for his hearing...

Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Jack Feeny represents MoJ against whistleblower's unfair dismissal claims...

Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2018
Supreme Court gives guidance on meaning of "reasonableness” and "unduly harsh” in children’s cases...

Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2018
Jonas Hankin QC is Leading Counsel for the Crown in the murder of midwife Samantha Eastwood....

Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2018
Harpreet Sandhu prosecuted a dangerous driver jailed for killing a student by hitting her in his car while travelling at twice the speed limit....

Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2018
Jonas Hankin QC has successfully prosecuted drug dealer Raphael Kennedy for the murder of his two-year-old son Dylan Tiffin-Brown....

Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2018
Michael Duck QC defends in Huddersfield "top of the scale " grooming trial at Leeds Crown Court....

Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2018
Michael Duck QC and Matthew Brook prosecute River Wye murder trial...

Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2018
Medical and legal experts will be sharing their experience with clinical negligence lawyers on issues surrounding diabetes at an event to be held in Birmingham in November. ...

Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2018
Talbir Singh and Tom Schofield defend in modern slavery trial...

Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2018
The use of a video link from home for agoraphobics facing a court hearing is a major step forward in the pursuit of justice, according to an experienced Birmingham barrister....

Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2018
New government regulations came into force in England on 1st October requiring all new and existing landlords of Houses in Multiple Occupation ("HMO’s”) to obtain licences for their properties....

Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2018
Ian Bridge sees motorist acquitted in prosecution following fatal accident...

Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2018
Invitation to address police seminar on post incident procedures...

Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2018
John Butterfield QC defends 16-year-old facing park death murder charge...

Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2018
Richard Gibbs of No5 Chambers has been asked to join the EU Law Committee of the Bar Council of England....

Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2018
Barristers welcome appointment of minister for suicide prevention...

Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2018
Challenge to Gypsy Site Fails...

Date: Tue, 09 Oct 2018
Lambo v Kelly-Lambo (PT-2018-00382) (Ch D) 25th September 2018....

Date: Fri, 05 Oct 2018
Michelle Heeley QC was a keynote speaker at the Case Law Update seminar, which was hosted by the Crime Group at No5 in Birmingham. ...

Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2018
S Chelvan gives keynote speech at Stonewall Workplace conference...

Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2018
Three new pupils join Public Law Group at No5...

Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2018
Philip Dayle acts for four patients in the UK Infected Blood Inquiry...

Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2018
Barristers Ramby de Mello, Becket Bedford and James Dixon are speaking at a series of immigration law "essential update" conferences hosted by the Immigration Law Friends Society in October....

Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2018
Harpreet Sandhu, of No5 Barrister’s Chambers, prosecuted Barry Northcott, 40, from Southover, Bromley, who denied but was convicted of causing death by careless driving last month....

Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2018
The youngest criminal silk in the country will lead a legal seminar this month in Birmingham....

Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2018
Legal planning experts will put the spotlight on the National Planning Policy Framework at an Annual Planning Seminar to be held in London this month....

Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2018
Jonas Hankin QC secures conviction as Charlotte Teeling murderer handed life sentence...

Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2018
Leanne Buckley-Thomson plays important role in Royal Town Planning Institute initiative...

Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2018
No5 shortlisted for "Regional Set of the Year” at the Chambers Bar Awards 2018...

Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2018
Richard Alomo speaking at launch of British Nigeria Law Forum’s Family Law Network...

Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2018
Sentence handed down on mother prosecuted by David Mason QC...

Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2018
Michael Duck QC and Simon Hunka see acquittal of manslaughter charge...

Date: Wed, 05 Sep 2018
Michelle Heeley QC and Antonie Muller, both of No5 Barristers’ Chambers, have opened the prosecution in a trial which sees five people accused of using drones to smuggle drugs and mobile phones to prisoners....

Date: Tue, 04 Sep 2018
The Home Office was ordered to pay 10,000.00 costs following a hearing at Reading County Court before HHJ M Clarke, the Designated Civil Judge. ...

Date: Mon, 03 Sep 2018
Michael Duck QC, Leader of the Midland Circuit, has convicted Paul Emmerson of the murder of Mohammed Miah. Emmerson was sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 21 years....

Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2018
On 29 August 2018 the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal allowed the appeals against conviction in two separate appeals presented by Philip Rule....

Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2018
Daily Mail reports on Private Prosecution of Linda Bellos - No5 Chambers' S Chelvan instructed as Leading Counsel by Guiliana Kendal...

Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2018
Michael Duck QC, of No5 Barristers’ Chambers, is acting for the prosecution in the case of the murder of Mohammed Miah at Birmingham Crown Court....

Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2018
Andrew Wallace secures 22-year sentence in sex trial...

Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2018
Murder trial sees No5 barristers act for both prosecution and defence...

Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2018
No5 Barrister Harpreet Sandhu has prosecuted a coach driver for causing the death of a London cyclist by careless driving....

Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2018
Mark Anderson QC and Steven Reed successful in $3bn jurisdiction challenge...

Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2018
Planning and Environment expert Jack Smyth of No5 Barristers’ Chambers has been appointed as a Drainage Member of the Agricultural Land Tribunal of Wales....

Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018
No5 Barristers’ Chambers crime specialist Phil Bradley QC has successfully prosecuted a murder case at Birmingham Crown Court....

Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018
Vinesh Mandalia: success in opposing Rochdale grooming case deportation challenges...

Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2018
Tim Pole prosecutes waste firm over operating breaches...

Date: Fri, 03 Aug 2018
No5 barristers prosecute father jailed over death of son...

Date: Fri, 03 Aug 2018
Michael Burrows QC and Antonie Muller of No5 Barristers’ Chambers acted for the prosecution in a trial which saw a boxing fan who killed a rival supporter sentenced to 14 years in prison....

Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2018
Alison Harvey to speak at Immigration Law Masterclass Conference...

Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2018
Harpreet Sandhu, of No5 Barristers’ Chambers, led Simon Hunka, also of No5, for the prosecution in a fraud trial that saw 12 people convicted of claiming more than 720,000 in maternity payments for babies who did not exist....

Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2018
Chris Bright QC and Karl Hirst defeat claims of negligence against brain injured child pedestrian and his mother...

Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2018
FLBA release the President’s Guidance on arbitration in children cases...

Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2018
Michelle Heeley QC and Antonie Muller appear in new BBC crime documentary The Prosecutors ...

Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2018
Maria Mulla successfully defends 1.3 million claim in the Mercantile Court. ...

Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2018
Divisional Court quashes decision not to prosecute – Philip Rule acts for successful claimant...

Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2018
Mills v Mills: In the context of commentary surrounding the case referring to ‘meal tickets for life’, authorities pointing toward term orders and Private Member’s Bills seeking similar, this was an eagerly awaited judgment....

Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2018
Mr Justice Peter Lane and Mark Ockelton address solicitors at immigration law update...

Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2018
Tim Pole acts for Health and Safety Executive as packaging manufacturer fined...

Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2018
No5 barrister Mark Heywood QC acts for defendant in drug-related murder trial...

Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2018
Michelle Heeley QC prosecutes convicted paedophile...

Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2018
On 16 July 2018 No5 Barristers’ Chambers hosted the event, Justice in a Modern Way, with the Administrative Law Bar Association (ALBA) at The Clayton Hotel, Birmingham. ...

Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2018
New Senior Practice Manager James Wackett joins No5 Barristers’ Chambers...

Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018
Andrew Wallace prosecutes in trial over alleged sexual assault...

Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2018
Emma Edhem wins election to join the Court of Aldermen ...

Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2018
The spotlight will fall on the 1billion investment to bring the courts and tribunals system into the 21st Century in a seminar organised by No5, in conjunction with the Administrative Law Bar Association (ALBA)....

Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2018
S Chelvan has been awarded an Attitude Pride Award for his work defending cases involving LGBT+ asylum seekers facing deportation. The awards are only in their third year and are given by Attitude magazine – the UK’s best-selling gay magazine....

Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2018
Barristers provide local authorities with planning advice and updates...

Date: Thu, 05 Jul 2018
Philip Rule chairs Reform of the Parole Board: Open Justice and Rehabilitation seminar by the Human Rights Lawyers’ Association ...

Date: Wed, 04 Jul 2018
Planning permission quashed due to failure to apply public sector equality duty...

Date: Tue, 03 Jul 2018
John O’Higgins Prosecutes Death by Dangerous Driving Trial...

Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2018
James Dixon to Speak on Law and Theory at a Cambridge Centre for Criminal Justice Conference...

Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2018
Michael Burrows QC prosecutes extradited murderer...

Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2018
No5 Expert Prosecutes Timber Firm for Health and Safety Breach...

Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2018
On 9 June 2018, the Trade Secrets (Enforcement, etc) Regulations 2018 came into force. Any employee wanting to steal Mr Willy Wonka’s secret candy recipes had better watch out as it applies to anyone who is an "infringer” of "trade secrets”....

Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2018
Nageena Khalique QC appointed Chair of NICE Guideline Committee...

Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2018
Katie Langdon joins Family Group...

Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2018
No5 barristers defend in 'Reservoir Dogs' style art theft...

Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2018
Michael Burrows QC prosecutes predatory rapist...

Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2018
Scott Stemp and Hashi Mohamed in landmark ruling on planning application fees...

Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2018
The ‘gig’ economy cases, scattered throughout the different tiers of varying jurisdictions of courts and tribunals, excite much interest when the latest decision is published and flashed across the media. ...

Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2018
It’s a Fantastic Four for Blues and No5 Barristers’ Chambers...

Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2018
Philip Dayle is part of a team led by Michael Mansfield QC that is representing many of the bereaved and survivors from Grenfell Tower in the Inquiry....

Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2018
The Respondents were represented by Scott Stemp in the Magistrates Court; and by Richard Humphreys QC in the High Court. Case Number: CO/5519/2017...

Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2018
Leanne Buckley-Thomson and commercial law firm Thrings secure High Court halt to care home expansion...

Date: Fri, 01 Jun 2018
Jack Feeny and Tom Perry will each share their expertise during Sexual Harassment event held by North West Employment Law Group...

Date: Fri, 25 May 2018
S Chelvan returns from historic signing of the Mytilini Declaration...

Date: Mon, 14 May 2018
No5 Barristers’ Chambers hosts delegation of Latin American Lawyers for Rule of Law seminar ...

Date: Mon, 14 May 2018
Alison Harvey will be speaking on "Windrush and Hostile Environment" with the Immigration Law Friends Society at their Spring Essential Update Immigration Conference 2018. ...

Date: Wed, 09 May 2018
Grenfell Tower Panel Challenge...

Date: Wed, 09 May 2018
Richard Grimshaw represents family at inquest into tragic death of child...

Date: Tue, 08 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
The BBC tonight airs an important analysis of the problems in the underfunded Criminal Justice System exposed by recent high-profile collapsed trials, and the injustice caused by a wrongful conviction of Philip Rule’s client Danny Kay....

Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2018
Tim Pole Prosecutes Prolific Fly-tipper...

Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2018
The Court of Appeal has awarded indemnity costs against the Home Secretary in her failed appeal against a decision of the Upper Tribunal, after she failed to pursue and to attempt to ‘make good’ an allegation of ‘systemic failure’...

Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2018
Bernard Thorogood, representing the Health and Safety Executive, conducted the prosecution of Southern Health NHS Trust, concluding in March 2018....

Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2018
Birmingham pub bombings lawyer to speak at No5’s Annual Inquest seminar...

Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2018
Members of No5 Criminal Team support the Criminal Bar Association’s stance and are refusing defence cases with a Legal Aid certificate dated from 1st April 2018....

Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2018
A doctor described as providing an essential service at NHS hospitals has been successful in obtaining Indefinite Leave to Remain. ...

Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2018
S Chelvan speaks to BuzzFeed’s Emily Dugan on the Home Office and Disabled People’s rights to Asylum in UK ...

Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2018
Philip Rule interviewed for BBC 5Live Monday 2nd April 2018 ...

Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2018
Record attendance at No5 planning seminar ...

Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2018
What does the "Worboys” case mean for those involved with the parole system?...

Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2018
No5 barristers prosecute in Red Arrows ejection seat case...

Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2018
Shakil Najib and Timothy Harrington appointed as a Recorders...

Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2018
John Butterfield QC prosecutes drugs gang...

Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2018
BARRISTERS AT NO5 SECURE STRONG SHOWING IN THE ANNUAL PLANNING LAW SURVEY...

Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2018
No5 Barristers’ Chambers London office yesterday hosted a training event on Gender Identity and Expression: Detention and Protection Claims. ...

Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2018
Shakil Najib appointed Deputy Upper Tribunal Judge...

Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2018
Telephone systems technical fault: please use email whilst we resolve the issue...

Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2018
Bernard Thorogood is lawyer of the week...

Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2018
Hugh James Brain Injury Conference 2018 – featuring Emma Sutton...

Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2018
Matthew Brook of No5 Barristers’ Chambers led the prosecution of a 17-year-old who was ‘hours away from committing an act of atrocity’ in a Cardiff terror plot....

Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2018
A criminal linked to a 140k Asda cocaine bust has been jailed for his part in a drugs and ammunition racket....

Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2018
Russell Broughton was accused of a punishment shooting which involved the shooting of a man in the legs with a sawn-off shotgun at point blank range. ...

Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2018
Jennifer Blair of No5 Barristers’ Chambers is spearheading the Legal Support Project for the Community Programme by Migrants Organise...

Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2018
UKELA Moot winners secure mini-pupillage and internship with No5...

Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2018
No5 Barristers' Chambers powercut in Birmingham...

Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2018
John Butterfield QC of No5 Barristers’ Chambers has opened the case for the prosecution in a drugs trial that is expected to last six weeks at Worcester Crown Court....

Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2018
Mental Capacity in Immigration - free event - featuring Nageena Khalique QC...

Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2018
No5 Harpreet Sandhu and Simon Hunka advocates prosecute 1m benefits fraud ring...

Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2018
No5 barrister secures acquittal in ‘totally unneccessary’ prosecution...

Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2018
Booking open for No5 Barristers' Chambers Planning Seminar...

Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2018
Appointments to the Attorney General’s civil panel counsel...

Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2018
Phil Bradley QC of No5 Barristers’ Chamber is leading the prosecution of a trainee GP accused of sexually assaulting five female patients over a 10-day period....

Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2018
Supreme Court rejects Sala and refers important questions on the position of adopted children to the CJEU ...

Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2018
Court of Appeal grants Philip Rule permission to challenge Parole Board prioritisation policy and systemic delays...

Date: Thu, 08 Feb 2018
Gary Bell QC of No5 Barristers’ Chambers defends footballers caught up in 5m sports fraud trial....

Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2018
Thea Osmund-Smith has been appointed the Attorney General’s C Panel of Counsel. The appointment will commence on 1st March....

Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2018
By Philip Rule, Barrister of the Bar of England and Wales, and Attorney of the Cayman Islands Bar...

Date: Mon, 05 Feb 2018
No5 Barristers’ Chambers shortlisted for Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards ...

Date: Fri, 02 Feb 2018
Phil Bradley QC and Sharon Bahia prosecute fatal nightclub stabbing...

Date: Fri, 02 Feb 2018
No5 Barristers act for defence and prosecution in murder trial ...

Date: Fri, 02 Feb 2018
Jonas Hankin QC and Harpreet Sandhu secure conviction of teenager charged with the murder of James Brindley...

Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2018
‘Fluctuating capacity and how to address future uncertainties of care planning in a section 21A appeal’ ...

Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2018
We are currently experiencing technical issues with our phone lines....

Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2018
On Friday 16 and Saturday 17 February 2018 the University of Manchester hosts the 2018 National Training Conference for students involved in pro bono innocence projects; Miscarriages of Justice Review Centres; and independent case investigators. ...

Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2018
The real life human tragedies behind large personal injury and clinical negligence pay-outs are often never heard as they are settled before they even reach the courts....

Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2018
Michael Duck QC defends highly talented, world-renowned consultant liver surgeon who pleaded guilty to signing his initials on the livers of two of his patients...

Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2018
Emma Sutton appointed to the Attorney General’s Panel of Special Advocates...

Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2018
Anthony Potter and Sally Hancox appointed as Circuit Judges in Midland Circuit...

Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2018
Jonas Hankin QC has opened the case for the prosecution in the high profile murder trial of aspiring model James Brindley. He leads Harpreet Sandhu....

Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2018
Philip Rule appears on BBC Breakfast TV to discuss appeal...

Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2018
A key seminar which aims to offer an overview and refresher of changes to TUPE is to be hosted by No5 Barristers’ Chambers....

Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2018
Dean Kershaw is to be appointed by the Queen as a Circuit Judge and will be formally known as His Honour Judge Kershaw...

Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2018
The former owner of BHS has been convicted of failing to co-operate with The Pensions Regulator (TPR)....

Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2018
Human Trafficking and its Immigration Implications for Survivors ...

Date: Tue, 09 Jan 2018
Kevin Leigh saves Santa!...

Date: Fri, 22 Dec 2017
Harpreet Sandhu and Thomas Schofield accepted onto monitoring programme for Treasury Counsel...

Date: Fri, 22 Dec 2017
The controversy around vaginal mesh has been one of the most prolific health stories of the year, and hundreds of women are now known to be suing the NHS and makers of the mesh for the pain and trauma caused by the implants....

Date: Fri, 22 Dec 2017
"Rape accused cleared after new Facebook evidence uncovered to prove innocence post-trial - No5's Philip Rule successful for appellant" ...

Date: Fri, 22 Dec 2017
Christmas break opening times...

Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2017
Richard Humphreys QC acted for Wiltshire Council in both appeals....

Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2017
Support people to make decisions if they have capacity but find it difficult, NICE says...

Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2017
Michael Duck QC and Tom Schofield secure murder/manslaughter acquittal of man accused of Spon End, Coventry petrol station stabbing...

Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2017
No5 Barristers’ Chambers’ S Chelvan heralded as providing an additional framework to the Irish authorities....

Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2017
Christopher Young to be appointed Silk...

Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2017
No5 Barristers’ Chambers visit Birmingham Children’s Hospital with BCFC to spread festive cheer...

Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2017
Jack Smyth wins Legal 500 UK Regional Junior of the Year accolade...

Date: Fri, 08 Dec 2017
John Butterfield QC, of No5 Barristers’ Chambers, defended the high-profile case, while No5’s Elizabeth Power defended the co-accused....

Date: Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Supreme Court victory for practising barrister – Mark Anderson QC and S Chelvan acting for the appellant – O’Connor v Bar Standards Board [2017] UKSC 78...

Date: Wed, 06 Dec 2017
Barristers Samantha Crabb, Timothy Harrington and Alison Harvey join No5 Barristers' Chambers...

Date: Tue, 05 Dec 2017
The Claimant in this case was a discretionary, life sentenced prisoner who was sentenced in 2006. His tariff expired in 2009. The Claimant suffered from bowel cancer in 2009. He has a number of chronic physical disabilities, including nerve damage. ...

Date: Fri, 01 Dec 2017
S Chelvan provides LGBT+ asylum DSSH Model refresher training to the Swedish Migration Board in Stockholm...

Date: Fri, 01 Dec 2017
A gang of drug dealers has been jailed for a combined total of more than 75 years following a six-week trial at Worcester Crown Court before Robert Juckes QC....

Date: Fri, 24 Nov 2017
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Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Technical fault with telephone systems...

Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Taxi driver Endris Mohammed has been convicted of murdering his two children and attempting to murder his wife following a trial at Birmingham Crown Court....

Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2017
Matthew Brook of No5 Barristers’ Chambers has opened the prosecution of a teenager accused of planning an Islamic State-inspired terror attack on the day of a Justin Bieber concert in Cardiff....

Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Jonas Hankin QC of No5 Barristers’ Chambers has opened the case for the prosecution in a murder trial at Birmingham Crown Court....

Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Following the first known prosecution under the Deregulation Act 2015, ‘Skyline Taxis and Private Hire Limited’ and its managing director, Gavin Sokhi, successfully persuaded the Magistrates Court that there was no case to answer...

Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Determining the period of director disqualification (Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills v Rahman)...

Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2017
A gang of drug dealers have been jailed for more than 120 years at Birmingham Crown Court following a joint investigation by the West Midlands regional organised crime unit and the National Crime Agency. ...

Date: Wed, 08 Nov 2017
Children Arbitration at No5 Barristers’ Chambers - a first in Birmingham...

Date: Tue, 07 Nov 2017
The 2018 edition of the Chambers UK Bar has delivered a Band 1 ranking to ten of No5’s practice areas, with further Band 1 rankings for 13 senior barristers and 23 junior barristers. ...

Date: Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Supreme Court reverses Kaiyam in case of Brown v Parole Board Scots Ministers...

Date: Fri, 03 Nov 2017
The news is currently awash with allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault in the media and in politics. Commentators make the point that it is endemic and not confined to those sectors, but all places of work....

Date: Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Michael Duck QC and Daniel Oscroft secure acquittal of accountant accused of 5m HMRC gateway/tax website conspiracy to defraud...

Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2017
Charles Price acted as a pro bono employment law consultant to The Crossing Boundaries charity who have been awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2017....

Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2017
No5 Chambers’ Barrister S Chelvan provided training on LGBT asylum law and procedure to representatives of the Albert Kennedy Trust yesterday afternoon in our London office. ...

Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2017
A serial fly-tipper has been sentenced to 10 months in prison....

Date: Mon, 23 Oct 2017
No5 Barristers’ Chambers has cemented its position as one of the country’s leading sets in the annual Legal 500....

Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2017
On 13 October 2017 the Court of Appeal heard the appeal of MK an extended family member of an EU citizen exercising Treaty rights in the UK. ...

Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2017
John Butterfield QC of No5 Barristers’ Chambers is prosecuting the case, and told the jury that the defendants conspired to bring tens of thousands of pounds worth of cocaine into Worcester from Liverpool....

Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2017
No5, as Diamond Partner to Birmingham City Football Club, have teamed up with four local charities to launch the ‘Get Shirty’ Campaign #GetShirty...

Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Sir James, President of the Family Division and Court of Protection was the keynote speaker at a seminar hosted by No5 Barristers’ Chambers in Birmingham on Wednesday....

Date: Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Three barristers from No5 were involved in the high profile Kingsley Burrell trial, in which three police officers were cleared of perjury and perverting the course of justice....

Date: Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Jonas Hankin QC of No5 Barristers’ Chambers was defence barrister at Birmingham Crown Court in the widely publicised stabbing of a Stourbridge woman by the homeless man she helped....

Date: Mon, 09 Oct 2017
Bernard Thorogood represented the Regulator (local authority) in five-day inquest into the tragic death, of a young professional woman in a city centre. The jury found:...

Date: Mon, 09 Oct 2017
No5’s Philip Rule returns to UK practice having spent the summer on Grand Cayman working as an attorney with Samson Law Associates. The firm provides a small dedicated team of advocates handling predominantly criminal cases. Philip says:...

Date: Fri, 06 Oct 2017
No5 Barristers Mark Anderson QC and S.Chelvan part of Supreme Court history...

Date: Wed, 04 Oct 2017
Mareks Skorobogatovs, 23, of Telford was trying to impress his 26-year-old passenger, Dovile Piktuizyte, when his car left the road near Albrighton. ...

Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2017
Philip Rule obtains injunction to protect Art. 2 right to life of Jamaican wanted for murder...

Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2017
Mark Heywood QC, of No5 Barristers’ Chambers, has been appointed as a chairman of the Motor Sports Council National Court, the highest judicial authority in UK motorsport....

Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2017
#WheelchairAwareness Day with lawyers...

Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2017
#Wheelchairawareness...

Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Cost-capping in environmental cases. A High Court ruling on the legality of the rules...

Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Jonas Hankin QC has successfully prosecuted Henry Jones, aged 22...

Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2017
The case concerns an area of land in the village of Kirtling, near Newmarket....

Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2017
James Dixon speaking in Cyprus at the 2nd English-Cypriot Law Day...

Date: Tue, 05 Sep 2017
No5 Barristers' Chambers Family Group Nominated as Regional Chambers of the Year...

Date: Mon, 04 Sep 2017
More commonly known as ‘laughing gas’, nitrous oxide was included in last year’s Psychoactive Substances Act 2016 which banned the production and supply of all psychoactive substances...

Date: Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Jonas Hankin QC prosecutes Kidderminster murder trial...

Date: Fri, 01 Sep 2017
Bernard Thorogood has been shortlisted as Junior of the Year in the Health and Safety category for the 2017 Chambers UK Bar Awards....

Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2017
Philip Rule representing a client of Samson Law Associates in the Cayman Islands who is being reported to be Jamaica's most wanted man...

Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2017
Public Law Project: Jennifer Blair to deliver talk on funding for Legal Aid cases...

Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2017
We are pleased to announce Shakil Najib has been appointed as one of the Welsh Government's Panel of approved Counsel to provide advocacy and advisory work for the Welsh Government....

Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2017
Phone line issues...

Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2017
Michael Duck QC secures acquittal in Shepherd's Bush murder trial...

Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2017
Chris Young and James Corbet Burcher Successful in s288 Challenge in Planning Court...

Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2017
S. Chelvan represents: Aderonke Apata who is granted asylum after 13 year battle...

Date: Tue, 08 Aug 2017
Michael Duck QC Elected Leader of the Midland Circuit...

Date: Fri, 04 Aug 2017
"Heard it through the grapevine: A look at the new proposals for fixed recoverable costs in noise induced hearing loss claims” ...

Date: Thu, 03 Aug 2017
Tim Pole leads prosecution of obstacle course boss ...

Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2017
Nageena Khalique No5 Barristers Chambers is Appointed Assistant Coroner...

Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2017
Richard Grimshaw appointed Assistant Coroner for Birmingham and Solihull...

Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2017
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Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2017
Adam Farrer represented the prosecution in a case brought by the Health and Safety Executive against the United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust...

Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2017
Jonas Hankin QC instructed to prosecute James Brindley stabbing...

Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2017
Tim Pole prosecutes Warburtons resulting in 1.9m fine...

Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2017
Mark Heywood QC prosecutes 1976 rape and murder...

Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2017
The effect of the failure of a local planning authority to make a prior approval determination within the time limit ...

Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2017
JONAS HANKIN QC PROSECUTES HIGH PROFILE BABY MURDER TRIAL...

Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2017
We are currently experiencing issues with our telephone systems, we are working to get this resolved shortly. Please contact No5 Barristers' Chambers on [email protected]...

Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2017
Important changes to definition of ‘employee’ and ‘worker’ proposed Important changes to the definition of ‘employee’ and ‘worker’ are proposed by the Taylor review published today (11 July 2017)....

Date: Tue, 11 Jul 2017
A new precedent for secondary victim claims for nervous shock has been set following a complicated, multi-track case in Portsmouth County Court....

Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2017
Mark Heywood QC acts as prosecutor for the case of Stephen Hough, 58, who is on trial for the murder, rape and buggery of Janet Commins, 15, in 1978. ...

Date: Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Philip Rule Named Legal Aid Barrister of the Year...

Date: Thu, 06 Jul 2017
LexisNexis is delighted to sponsor the launch of the new Business and Property Courts in Birmingham. ...

Date: Thu, 06 Jul 2017
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: WHAT DOES IT MEAN AND WHEN IS THERE A PRESUMPTION IN FAVOUR OF IT? The Court of Appeal today handed down judgment in Barwood Strategic Land LLP v East Staffordshire Borough Council and SSCLG [2017] EWCA Civ 893. ...

Date: Tue, 04 Jul 2017
The evening raised 30,000 which was split between two nominated charities, the Child Brain Injury Trust and Whizz-Kidz....

Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2017
It is with great sadness that we report Andrew Keogh (1978), a member of No5 Chambers Criminal Law Group, has lost his battle against cancer and died on Saturday 17th June 2017....

Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2017
Richard Alomo addresses members of West London Law Society on Compliance Management and SRA Principles...

Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2017
Winning Raffle Tickets from Strictly 9 to 5...

Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2017
The Supreme Court has allowed appeals in R (Kiarie) and R (Byndloss) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] UKSC 42 ...

Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2017
Celebrity Dance Couple Unveiled as Judges...

Date: Tue, 06 Jun 2017
Ian Brownhill has appeared in the high profile inquest of 12 year old school boy Tyrese Glasgow. Tyrese died, by hanging, at his home address in Mossley, Greater Manchester....

Date: Tue, 06 Jun 2017
In a recent landmark ruling, the first known prosecution under the Deregulation Act 2015 dealing with cross-border bookings took place before District Judge Malcolm Dodds sitting at High Wycombe Magistrates Court. ...

Date: Fri, 02 Jun 2017
Sara McCarthy...

Date: Mon, 22 May 2017
Supreme Court to consider children’s interests in deportation and overstaying cases...

Date: Mon, 22 May 2017
Jennifer Blair shortlisted finalist for Legal Aid Newcomer of the Year 2017 ...

Date: Thu, 18 May 2017
Philip Rule has been nominated for the award of Legal Aid Barrister 2017, and the Legal Aid Practitioners Group has shortlisted him as one of three finalists for the LALY award....

Date: Thu, 18 May 2017
Paul Joseph (led by Alex Hutton of QC of Hailsham Chambers) and instructed by the Government Legal Department, has won a landmark case for the Immigration and Asylum First Tier Tribunal in the Court of Appeal....

Date: Fri, 12 May 2017
Michael Duck QC speaking at INTA Annual Conference 2017...

Date: Fri, 12 May 2017
The Lawyer Awards 2017 – S Chelvan shortlisted for Barrister of the Year ...

Date: Wed, 10 May 2017
Diane Taylor, reporting in this morning’s Guardian on the ramifications of the concession made by the Home Office before the Court of Appeal in LC (Albania) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] EWCA Civ. 340, handed down yesterday. ...

Date: Wed, 10 May 2017
Richborough Estates win their case in the Supreme Court - but Cheshire East correct on the NPPF interpretation point...

Date: Wed, 10 May 2017
Phil Bradley QC prosecutes Halesowen manslaughter trial ...

Date: Tue, 02 May 2017
Custody For Parents In Kian Dale Death Case Prosecuted By Jonas Hankin Qc And Antonie Muller ...

Date: Tue, 02 May 2017
Kevin Leigh secures victory in Jayes case...

Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2017
A short guide on Primary School admissions appeals ...

Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2017
In the last few weeks, the Court of Appeal has handed down three judgments with interesting practical consequences...

Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2017
No5’s ANNUAL PLANNING SEMINAR DELIVERS KEY MESSAGES ...

Date: Thu, 06 Apr 2017
The latest edition of Blackstone Employment Law Practice has recently been published by Oxford University Press....

Date: Wed, 05 Apr 2017
Hashi Mohamed will give his personal take on social mobility in Britain on the BBC programme Adventures in Social Mobility. ...

Date: Wed, 05 Apr 2017
Christopher Young and Hashi Mohamed successfully defend large scale scheme permission ...

Date: Wed, 05 Apr 2017
Jonas Hankin QC and Antonie Muller prosecuted parents Lisa Passey, 28 and Wayne Dale, 45 for the manslaughter of 13-month-old Kian Dale...

Date: Wed, 05 Apr 2017
Nabila Mallick of No5 Discusses Attitudes Towards Ethnic Names on TRT World...

Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2017
No5 Barristers’ Chambers Planning Seminar Monday 3rd April...

Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2017
No5 Barristers’ Chambers Top Planning Law Survey 2017...

Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2017
Cameron Touron wins Inaugural No5 Chambers LGBT+ Diversity Moot at King’s College London...

Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2017
Emma Edhem represented David Cardoza, the former chairman of Northampton Town Football Club (NTFC) and his wife Christina Cardoza, in successfully defending a summary judgment application brought against him by Northampton Borough Council....

Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2017
Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division and Court of Protection, was the guest of No5 Barristers’ Chambers at an informal evening at their Birmingham head office....

Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2017
Flood risk, restrictive policies and discretion (Watermead PC v Aylesbury Vale DC – Court of Appeal, 17 March 2017)...

Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2017
Tim Jones assists in worldwide inter-university arbitration moot...

Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2017
The implications of the ECJ Hijab decision in the UK Workplace...

Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2017
Susan Monaghan has been appointed as Legal Assessor to the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Disciplinary Committee (RCVS)....

Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2017
Summary of Supreme Court Inheritance...

Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2017
It deals with the amendment of the definition of financial advice for regulated firms and discusses a recent judicial review of a FOS decision....

Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2017
Philip Dayle acts in Camber Sands inquests...

Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2017
No5 Donate Blues Shirt Sponsorship to Headway...

Date: Tue, 14 Mar 2017
Richard Kimblin QC to speak at PEBA...

Date: Tue, 14 Mar 2017
Mugni Islam-Choudhury: Banning Muslim Headscarves in the Workplace...

Date: Tue, 14 Mar 2017
Pic Cap: Adrian Keeling QC of No5 Barristers’ Chambers (right) meets with Nurak Marpraneet, President of the Constitutional Court of Thailand ...

Date: Tue, 14 Mar 2017
Colin Banham Successfully Represents Police Officer After 3 year IPPC Investigation...

Date: Tue, 14 Mar 2017
Three of Philip Rule’s cases in the legal news ...

Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2017
No5 host local African Caribbean lawyers...

Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2017
National Offer Day 2017...

Date: Tue, 07 Mar 2017
DOES MY CHILD’S CAR SEAT BREAK THE LAW?...

Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2017
Jonas Hankin QC prosecutes 96 year old killer...

Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2017
On the 22 February 2017 the Supreme Court judgment in the case; Bloor Homes (Wilmslow) Ltd v HCA, was handed down....

Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2017
Re M (Children) (Care Proceedings: Passport Order) [2017] EWCA Civ 6...

Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2017
The Supreme Court, has today, 22 February 2017, handed down judgment in MM (Lebanon) and others v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] UKSC 10 in which it allowed the appellants’ appeals (albeit not on every issue). ...

Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2017
Nabila Malick Featured on BBC Asian Network Radio on Friday 17th February 2017 ...

Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2017
The death of a pensioner, who underwent surgery following a misdiagnosis, was avoidable an inquest heard....

Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2017
Strictly 9to5 Goes to the Movies is back and set to sparkle with Brendan Cole to host !...

Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2017
Philip Dayle acts for four members of the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) seeking to prevent disclosure of the transcript of interviews given in the Peter Clarke "Trojan Horse" inquiry...

Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2017
Next week, the Supreme Court will hear argument in a seminal case about the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). The case concerns the vexed issue of housing delivery. ...

Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2017
No5 supporting Headway’s campaign to raise concussion awareness within sport ...

Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2017
Tim Pole prosecutes Warburtons on behalf of the Health and Safety Executives after a worker suffers broken back....

Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2017
Truck Cartel- Compensation Claims for Trucks purchased between 1997 and 2011...

Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2017
Draft Airports NPS : new runway capacity and infrastructure at airports in the South East of England...

Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2017
Fixing our broken housing market – a formula...

Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2017
Government publishes Housing White Paper: Fixing Our Broken Housing Market...

Date: Tue, 07 Feb 2017
Article 127 – Divisional Court – EEA Single Market judicial review challenge premature...

Date: Tue, 07 Feb 2017
Ramby de Mello and S Chelvan – Landmark Judgment - Article 127 – Divisional Court grants anonymity to Second Claimants relying on evidence of direct threats to third parties....

Date: Tue, 07 Feb 2017
No5 Barristers' Chambers presently has 12 appointees to the Attorney General’s Panel of Junior Counsel ...

Date: Mon, 06 Feb 2017
Nabila Mallick to appear in BBC documentary Inside Out...

Date: Mon, 06 Feb 2017
Heathrow challenge - in the beginning......

Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2017
Prestigious Appointment Reflects Barrister's Wealth of Experience...

Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2017
Mark Heywood successfully prosecutes murder trial at Wolverhampton Crown Court...

Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2017
As momentum builds towards reform, the Indian Supreme Court will soon rule on whether foreign lawyers have the right to practise in India. Ekwall Singh Tiwana outlines the long-running debate...

Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2017
Manjit Gill QC and Ramby de Mello to deliver seminars on Brexit and Article 50 in London and Birmingham...

Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2017
LEGAL AID AMENDMENTS WILL ALLOW FUNDING RESTRICTIONS TO BE REMOVED FOR THE INQUESTS: ...

Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2017
‘Adam Farrer prosecutes University of Northumbria on behalf of the Health and Safety Executive case notes by Adam Farrer...

Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2017
Supreme Court dismisses Government’s Article 50 Brexit appeal...

Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2017
Richard Atkinson appointed as Deputy District Judge...

Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2017
#Article127 – Divisional Court to hear permission application on 3 February...

Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2017
Michelle Heeley prosecutes man with a cache of weapons...

Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2017
Philip Rule succeeds in quashing of two life sentences ...

Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2017
Laura Davidson publishes comparative analysis of the law on the mental capacity of psychiatric patients in the UK and South Africa...

Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2017
No5 increase in pupillage award...

Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2017
Top ranked barrister Michael Duck QC defends in the Bethany Hill murder trial at Leamington Crown Court...

Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2017
Phil Bradley, Stefano Nuvoloni and Michelle Heeley all to be appointed Her Majesty’s Counsel...

Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2017
MARK HEYWOOD QC PROSECUTES WEST BROWMICH MURDER TRIAL...

Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2017
No5 Barristers appeared in 1million Attorney Case...

Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2017
Suarez v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and Forest of Dean DC (CO/3596/2016)...

Date: Fri, 06 Jan 2017
No5 Barristers instructed in Brexit2 Article 127 EEA challenge. ...

Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2016
Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults is the important responsibility of each and every organisation, from small recreational clubs to Government regulators, and is an issue for all sports. ...

Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2016
State Imputability: Nageena Khalique QC acting for the local authority in the Court of Appeal is successful in resisting the challenge brought by the Secretary of State for Justice (SSJ)....

Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2016
The teenage driver of a tipper truck that crashed and killed four people has been cleared of all charges....

Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2016
The Court of Justice of the EU has today given its ruling that the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act 2014 ...

Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2016
The Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling that a disabled teenager’s brain damage was not caused by a 30 minute delay to her birth....

Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2016
Philip Rule presented the appeal to the Court of Appeal that successfully established the application of Article 7 of the European Convention on Human Rights....

Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2016
Scenes of riot emerged from HMP Birmingham in one of the worst such incidents this year. ...

Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2016
A Wolverhampton drug dealer has been jailed for 18 years after a 500k supply of drugs was found in his home....

Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2016
No5 Barristers will be presenting an Education, Health and Care workshop on Monday 27th January 2017 at the Megan Baker House....

Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2016
The Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence group will be hosting a series of seminars in 2017 at our London office. Each seminar will carry one learning hour....

Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2016
The trial of two men accused of murder continues at Birmingham Crown Court this week....

Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2016
One of the killers in the Susan Whiting death case has been handed a combined sentence of seven years and three months for manslaughter and the playing part in the rape of her friend....

Date: Fri, 09 Dec 2016
BREXIT APPEAL: No5 Barristers make their submissions to the Supreme Court...

Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2016
Manjit Gill QC and Ramby de Mello of No 5 Chambers London, act on behalf of two interested parties (AB, KK and Children ) in the Brexit appeal currently being heard in the Supreme Court. ...

Date: Tue, 06 Dec 2016
Doctor who claimed she could cure cancer went into patient's farmhouse uninvited and left a note, tribunal hears...

Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2016
Christine Button, boss of a nursery based near Tamworth,...

Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2016
No5 has just launched their Christmas Advent Calendar for 2016!...

Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2016
A man who stored explosive substances to "defend the UK from an attack by Isis” has been found guilty of three criminal offences in which Michelle Heeley prosecutes in....

Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2016
A man from the West Midlands has been jailed for life after being found guilty of the murder of his friend in which No5 Criminal Law Silk, Michael Duck QC prosecutes in....

Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2016
Michael Duck QC attends ICCBA Side Event – An Introduction to the ICC Bar Association: The new voice for the legal profession...

Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2016
The Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber) have ruled in a landmark determination, promulgated on the 15th of November 2016,...

Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2016
Jonas Hankin QC secures conviction in baby shaking case...

Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2016
www.no5.com/barristers/barrister-cvs/emma-edhem--international-arbitration-trade/...

Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2016
Today’s landmark ruling that Parliament must vote on triggering Article 50 has been hailed as a strong endorsement of the rule of law....

Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2016
Those who are up to speed with modern linguistics will have noted a new verb coming into common parlance: 'to uber'. ...

Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2016
No5 Chambers is delighted to announce the appointment of Sarah Buckingham to Circuit Judge....

Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2016
The annual Midlands Asian Lawyers Association (MALA) ball held on Friday night has been hailed a huge success by lead sponsor of the event, No5 Chambers....

Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2016
Brexit challenge by Mr Manjit Gill QC and Ramby de Mello ...

Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2016
ARCADIA ENERGY (SUISSE) SA v ATTOCK OIL INTERNATIONAL LTD (2016) QBD Comm ...

Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2016
Another Neighbour Plan that Tim Jones examined, the Barford Neighbourhood Plan, has been approved by a referendum. 96.7% voted in favour...

Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2016
Ian Brownill represents family of Bi Polar man who dies in fire ...

Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2016
Simon Hunka receives high praise in the Court of Appeal...

Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2016
Gareth Evans QC and Dean Kershaw defend in Kenichi Phillips murder trial...

Date: Mon, 03 Oct 2016
Michael Burrows QC and Michelle Heeley prosecute Birmingham Gangland trial ...

Date: Mon, 03 Oct 2016
On 26 September Bernard Thorogood presented the prosecution case in the Alton Towers disaster hearing for sentence....

Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016
No5 Chambers is delighted to be shortlisted for Regional Set of the Year at the Chambers UK Bar Awards for another year. ...

Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2016
No5 Chambers is pleased to announce that they have been shortlisted for Chambers of the Year at the Bristol Law Society’s Annual Award Dinner for 2016....

Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2016
Nageena Khalique QC is the Head of the Court of Protection Group at No5 Chambers, to view Nageena's profile please click here....

Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2016
No5 CHAMBERS CEMENTS LAW BIBLE RANKINGS ...

Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2016
http://www.adriaticconferences.com.au/legal/2016-legal-conferences/...

Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2016
BBC 1 interviews Philip Rule concerning IPP sentences: aired 12th September...

Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2016
What’s all the fuss about costs warnings?...

Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2016
The No5 Commercial and Chancery Autumn Seminar Series 2016...

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016
Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Group Presents The Bristol Seminar Series 2016...

Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016
No5’s Philip Rule is delivering a talk to the Adriatic Conference, Croatia, about the principle of lex mitior and its place in the common law world...

Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2016
New Home Office API on Gay Asylum Claims: Not Fit For Purpose...

Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2016
No presumption or right of a child to be brought up by their natural family...

Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2016
Court of Appeal allows appeal and quashes planning permission for housing on bowling green site in Bexhill...

Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2016
Annual Employment Seminar 2016...

Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2016
What is this fascinating phenomenon that has gripped the UK called Turkey?...

Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2016
Court of Protection Seminars 2016 (Birmingham, London and Bristol)...

Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2016
As part of the BBC’s Destination Europe series, across BBC TV, Radio and online,...

Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2016
Annual Planning Review...

Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2016
https://www.no5.com/barristers/barrister-details/258-susan-monaghan/...

Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2016
Brexit: The first in the series of four articles examining the state of the law after Europe...

Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2016
Michael Burrows QC Prosecutes Wolverhampton Drugs Baron...

Date: Fri, 08 Jul 2016
‘Cautious optimism’ was the message from a number of the leading planning professionals in the Midlands after taking part in a special round the table discussion on Brexit....

Date: Thu, 07 Jul 2016
Following on from the successful tournaments in the last two years, The Anthony Barker QC Memorial Shield returns to Bristol and Birmingham....

Date: Thu, 07 Jul 2016
Philip Dayle attended an expert meeting at Essex University Human Rights Centre on the Development of International Guidelines on Human Rights and Drug Control. ...

Date: Wed, 06 Jul 2016
The Commercial and Chancery Groups invite you attend a series of seminars taking place in Birmingham....

Date: Mon, 04 Jul 2016
No5 Chambers would like to congratulate Claire van Overdijk on her appointment to the Attorney General's London B Panel....

Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2016
A former West Midlands UKIP has been accused of money laundering and committing misconduct in a public office in relation to European Parliamentary travel expenses....

Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2016
Manjit Gill, QC and S Chelvan, commented on the impact of Brexit on human rights in the UK, specifically with respect to LGBT rights....

Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2016
Another Strictly Success for No5 Chambers ...

Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2016
Joanne Harris's article in The Lawyer profiles S Chelvan as one of their featured Pride stories running over two weeks....

Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2016
Birmingham Law Society's ­- To Leave or Not to Leave? That is the Question......

Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2016
Nageena Khalique QC represented 3 alleged offenders in a case which came before Mr Justice Maguire in the Royal Courts of Justice...

Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2016
Thank you to everyone who purchased raffle tickets for No5’s Strictly 9 to 5 2016 event, in aid of the Child Brain Injury Trust....

Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2016
Philip Dayle has secured the acquittal of a nurs...

Date: Mon, 06 Jun 2016
A police constable has been jailed for life having pleaded guilty to five charges of attempted murder and threats to kill in February 2015....

Date: Thu, 02 Jun 2016
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government v BDW [2016] EWCA Civ 493,...

Date: Thu, 02 Jun 2016
The Senior Coroner of Birmingham and Solihull, Mrs Louise Hunt handed down her decision today...

Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2016
The bones of a woman who lived 2,000 years ago, and found in a bay off the Isle of Wight, are to be gifted to Island’s museum....

Date: Fri, 27 May 2016
Parole Board delays result of systematic breach of duty:...

Date: Fri, 27 May 2016
Nageena Khalique QC appears on behalf of Staffordshire County Council in State Imputability Case...

Date: Tue, 24 May 2016
Omar Ensaff has successfully defended a director, Edward Langford, from disqualification proceedings brought by the Secretary of State for Business,...

Date: Mon, 23 May 2016
Nageena Khalique QC Represented Ex-Partner of Luisa Mendes (deceased) at Inquest...

Date: Fri, 20 May 2016
A group of men from Birmingham and London, who went on a "rampage” of violent rob...

Date: Fri, 20 May 2016
No5 Barrister S Chelvan, will be performing this Saturday in Sajeela Kershi's award winning "Immigrant Diaries: Sajeela Kershi and Guests"...

Date: Thu, 19 May 2016
No5 Chambers has entered three teams into this years Legal Walks across the UK. ...

Date: Wed, 18 May 2016
Thea Osmund-Smith, acted on behalf of the Appellant, David Wilson Homes (Mercia), in promoting a scheme for 68 dwellings in Ellesmere, Shropshire....

Date: Mon, 16 May 2016
Thornbridge v Barclays - ‘Important Questions Not Addressed’ ...

Date: Mon, 16 May 2016
Chief Constable Asked to Reconsider Recalling Officers...

Date: Thu, 12 May 2016
UPDATE ON PUB BOMBINGS 1974 INQUEST...

Date: Thu, 12 May 2016
In Court 71 of the Royal Courts of Justice at 10:30 am this morning, the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in CB (India) and SB (India) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2016] EWCA Civ 451....

Date: Thu, 12 May 2016
No5 Chambers Presents Care Homes and Social Care Seminars...

Date: Wed, 11 May 2016
Whitby v Secretaries of State for Transport and Communities and Local Government and Network Rail Infrastructure Limited [2016] EWCA Civ 444...

Date: Wed, 11 May 2016
Murder Acquittal for Michael Duck QC in Birmingham Teenager Shooting Trial...

Date: Wed, 11 May 2016
No5 Chambers Barrister James Dixon will be speaking at The Birmingham Brexit Debate in association with United Poles and Aston University....

Date: Tue, 10 May 2016
Henry Pitchers Experiences the Challenges of Life in a Wheelchair...

Date: Tue, 10 May 2016
The Supreme Court reserves judgment in lex mitior Article 7 ECHR case...

Date: Fri, 06 May 2016
No5 Chambers Barrister S Chelvan will be speaking at the FREEBAR launch event in Birmingham on Tuesday 17th May 2016....

Date: Thu, 05 May 2016
The small Cheshire town of Audlem has passed its neighbourhood plan by a remarkable vote with 97% voting in favour (654 to 22) on a 42.86% turnout, a high proportion for local votes....

Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2016
Ian Bridge represented Nicholas Goddard who was acquitted yesterday 28 April ...

Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2016
A court heard that a woman from the Black Country who was drugged, raped and murdered was found by the police....

Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2016
James Doyle and Rama Nagesh Acting on Behalf of the Lead Defendant in the "R v Connors and others” Case...

Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2016
Suicide Teen ‘Fell Through The Cracks’ of Healthcare...

Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2016
Home Secretary loses in bid to remove trans asylum-seeker to Singapore...

Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2016
Emma Edhem, is the first Common Councilman of the City of London Corporation and Chairman of a Chamber of Commerce and Industry, to win the Grassroot Diplomat Business Driver Award ...

Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2016
Smiler Owners Admit Crash And Face Huge Fine...

Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2016
VINESH MANDALIA NAMED BARRISTER OF THE YEAR ...

Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2016
Nageena Khalique QC, Emma Sutton and Rebecca Stickler to be Guest Speakers at the ‘Community Care Live’ Conference...

Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2016
No5 Chambers hosted its Annual Inquest Seminar on 20 April 2016 with the Chief Coroner delivering the keynote address. HHJ Peter Thornton QC revealed that the Coronial service in England and Wales was significantly stretched, yet a large volume of ...

Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2016
Approved Plans For London Cruise Liner Terminal Set To Face Judicial Review...

Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2016
Christopher Hotten QC prosecutes Tipton murder case...

Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2016
Phil Bradley Prosecutes Car Jacking Gang...

Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2016
Landmark Ruling On Solicitors Liability...

Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2016
A prestigious planning event hosted by No5 Chambers will command added status this year as the firm celebrates its superb showing in an annual survey of the most highly rated planning barristers in the country....

Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2016
No5 Barrister Emma Edhem CC, Common Councilman of the City of London Corporation is the first representative of the Corporation to be shortlisted from over 100 government leaders this year for the 4th Annual Grassroot Diplomat Initiative Award....

Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2016
Murder acquittal for Jonas Hankin QC in Northampton trial...

Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2016
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/apr/15/court-dismisses-charges-against-london-arms-fair-protesters...

Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2016
No5 Chambers Planning and Environmental Barrister Hashi Mohamed will be speaking at The Annual PEBA National Conference 2016 on Friday 6th May 2016....

Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2016
The panel discussion is taking place on Thursday 21st April at the Polish Hearth Club in London....

Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2016
32 years for Coventry nightclub killer prosecuted by Michael Burrows QC...

Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2016
The mother of tragic Ayeeshia Jane Smith has been sentenced to life imprisonment for her murder, and Matthew Rigby jailed for three years six months for causing or allowing her death....

Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2016
David Mason QC secures convictions in Burton murder trial...

Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2016
In association with Birmingham City Football Club and Eze Group, No5 Chambers would like to invite you to get a team together to play at St Andrew’s, the home of Birmingham City Football Club....

Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2016
A leading lawyer is calling on Parliament to act to resolve an out-dated law that sees more than 4,000 offenders languishing in prison on open-ended sentences....

Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2016
Mark Kelly defends in fake police terrorist plot ...

Date: Thu, 07 Apr 2016
The senior coroner for Birmingham and Solihull held a further hearing on the 6th April 2016 to review the issue of disclosure of material from West Midlands Police....

Date: Wed, 06 Apr 2016
A 29-year-old man from Edgbaston had been jailed for 18 months driving a courtesy car into the windows of an accident firm, One Call Accident Management....

Date: Wed, 06 Apr 2016
The Senior Coroner for Birmingham and Solihull, Mrs Louise Hunt, is due to reconvene a hearing on Wednesday, April 6 to receive requested evidence and disclosures regarding the Birmingham Pub Bombings....

Date: Tue, 05 Apr 2016
Nageena Khalique QC speaks at the Scottish Government and Chief Social Work Officers Strategic Workshop in Edinburgh...

Date: Mon, 04 Apr 2016
Hashi Mohamed has today been announced as one of three Special Advisers who will assist David Anderson QC this year, in his important endeavour as the Independent Reviewer of Terror Legislation....

Date: Fri, 01 Apr 2016
You can view the full match report form the Blues website by clicking here....

Date: Fri, 01 Apr 2016
No5 barristers in Staffordshire death crash case...

Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2016
No5 publishes results of 2016 Diversity Data Survey...

Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2016
Richard Humphreys QC has been successful in achieving planning permission for Aldi Stores...

Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2016
No5 Public Law Barrister, Rebecca Stickler, will be speaking at the Public Law Project's "Training: How to do Judicial Review in the West" on Thursday 12th May 2016....

Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2016
A man has been sentenced to a whole life term for the murder of a 25-year-old man at HMP Long Lartin, Worcestershire, from the summer of 2015....

Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2016
The High Court in quashing an application made on behalf of London Borough of Bromley has provided further clarity to the interpretation of Paragraph 89 of the National Planning Policy Framework ("the Framework”)....

Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2016
No5 Chambers’ Planning Silks and Juniors Rate Highly in Planning Survey...

Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2016
Conviction quashed – Court of Appeal guidance on the meaning of harassment in the s42A Family Law Act offence of molestation ...

Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2016
Jeremy Cahill QC and Thea Osmund-Smith successful in High Court case concerning the presumption in favour of sustainable development where there is a five year housing land supply. ...

Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2016
Birmingham Pub Bombings 1974: Note of Hearing before Senior Coroner, Mrs Louise Hunt...

Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2016
Adrian Keeling QC played host to a delegation from the Royal Thai Embassy last week, taking them on a tour of Oxford and then London that explored the hidden gems of the English Legal System....

Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2016
Lord Chief Justice gives judgment in Philip Rule’s IPP appeal case...

Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2016
In A Case Of "Critical Importance To National Planning Throughout The Country”...

Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2016
Jerry Cahill QC and James Corbet Burcher in Successful s288 Defence in the Planning Court...

Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2016
Tim Jones successfully resists an application for judicial review of a temporary stop notice....

Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2016
A man has denied being part of separate conspiracies to flood two Midland towns with large amounts of heroin and cocaine over a two-year period....

Date: Wed, 09 Mar 2016
PI CN London Seminar Series...

Date: Tue, 08 Mar 2016
No5 Chambers Barrister, S Chelvan, has returned from providing 3 days of training to asylum...

Date: Tue, 08 Mar 2016
Kevin Leigh, a specialist barrister in land and planning disputes, recen...

Date: Mon, 07 Mar 2016
http://www.burtonmail.co.uk/Murder-trial-begins-following-death-21-month-old/story-28809649-detail/story.html...

Date: Wed, 02 Mar 2016
Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Group Semianr Series ...

Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2016
In July 2015, Inspector Kevin Ward allowed an appeal for 90 houses on land at the edge of the village of Burghfield Common in West Berkshire. He found the Council could not demonstrate a five year supply of housing land....

Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2016
Philip Rule, No5 Chambers, reports from the European Court of Huma Rights conference on the Crimes of the Past...

Date: Mon, 29 Feb 2016
To celebrate the success of his autobiography No5 Chambers barrister Gary Bell QC will be signing copies of Animal QC in London next week....

Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2016
Two former social workers, who ran a Coventry children’s home in the 1980’s, have been jailed....

Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2016
The Administrative Court today hands down its reserved judgment in the case of R (on the application of Hussain) v ...

Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2016
No5 Barristers Represent Appellants in Minimum Income Visa Rules in the Supreme Court...

Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2016
No5 Chambers Barrister Represents Home Office...

Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2016
No5 Chambers Sponsors Annual Mooting Competition...

Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2016
Jonas Hankin QC secures conviction in baby murder trial...

Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2016
Michelle Heeley prosecutes Wolverhampton sexual predator...

Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2016
No5 Chambers barrister S Chelvan was invited to address the Liberal Democrat LGBT+ ...

Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2016
On 26 February 2016, the Strasbourg Court, in conjunction with the European Society of International Law (ESIL), is holding a conference entitled The European Convention on Human Rights and the crimes of the past....

Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2016
No5 Credit Hire barristers Maria Mulla, Richard Wilcock and Christopher Perry will be speaking at a conference hosted by the Central Law Training on Credit Hire and Other Repair Related Issues on Wednesday 4th May 2016 in London....

Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2016
A martial arts expert has been accused of murdering a former soldier by stabbing him through the throat in a drink and drug-fuelled rage. ...

Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2016
No5 Barrister S Chelvan will be speaking at the FreeBar Launch Event on Wednesday 17th February 2016. FreeBar is an new initiative aimed to LGBT+ barristers at the Bar, and get heterosexual lawyers on board this forum....

Date: Tue, 09 Feb 2016
A serving police detective cleared of misconduct in the Andrew Mitchell ‘plebgate’ row was represented by a barrister from leading national set, No5 Chambers....

Date: Tue, 09 Feb 2016
Detective Sgt. Stuart Hinton was accused of giving a misleading account of an interview with Andrew Mitchell in the 2012 "Plebgate" row has been cleared of misconduct. ...

Date: Mon, 08 Feb 2016
A jury has cleared Mr Jones of his friend’s death after returning a verdict of not guilty....

Date: Mon, 08 Feb 2016
Avoiding the question: the decision in Kaiyam, Massey and Robinson v United Kingdom (Application no. 28160/15; 28103/15 and 28443/15) and the protection of liberty from indefinite imprisonment in Article 5 ECHR...

Date: Fri, 05 Feb 2016
Three No5 Barristers have been shortlisted for Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards 2016....

Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2016
Asylum Seminars 2016 No5 Chambers' Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Group invite you to a free seminar with our Asylum experts Becket Bedford and Jennifer Blair....

Date: Wed, 03 Feb 2016
NO5 TRIO TO BE APPOINTED QUEEN’S COUNSEL...

Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2016
Glenn Willetts secures permission to appeal for 2 Accident Exchange clients to bring 2 test case appeals into Court of Appeal...

Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2016
Legal Professionals Back On The Dancefloor...

Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2016
Ekwall Singh Tiwana defends father of four Ian Cooper who was a former boss of a successful multi-million pound business. It was heard that Cooper threatened to torture a vulnerable...

Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2016
Three men have been jailed for more than eight years for evading duty smuggled cigarettes....

Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2016
Bernard Thorogood Represents West Midlands Police...

Date: Thu, 28 Jan 2016
Emma Edhem, CC, Deputy Head of International Law at No 5 Chambers delivered the welcoming speech at a high level lunch of global corporate Presidents, Chairmen and CEO’s at the Mandarin Orient in Knightsbridge last week....

Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2016
No5 Chambers Barrister S Chelvan was interviewed by the Legal Hackette, Catherine Baksi...

Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2016
Hashi Mohamed, acting on behalf of Shropshire Council, was successful in helping to uphold the local authority’s decision to refuse a proposal for the erection of up to 125 dwellings....

Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2016
No5 Public Law Barristers', Ian Brownhill; S Chelvan; James Dixon and Rebecca Stickler, will be speaking at the Public Law Project’s "Training: How to do Judicial Review” at Birmingham University on Monday 29th February 2016....

Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2016
Gareth Evans QC prosecutes Nechells killing case...

Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2016
Birmingham Crown Court heard that a father shook his five-month-old premature baby daughter too death because she wouldn’t stop crying....

Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2016
Two teenagers have been jailed for life in prison for the murder of a Polish man who was stabbed to death in which John Butterfield QC prosecutes in....

Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2016
In the late summer of 2015, the BBC asked me to spend time in Italy to explore and learn more about the journeys of child migrants who cross the Mediterranean sea from Africa to Italy. This was both a fascinating and formative experience. ...

Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2016
Jeremy Cahill QC and Thea Osmund-Smith acted for Barwood Strategic Land and successfully promoted a scheme for ...

Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2016
Two former colleagues at Coventry children’s home are on trial facing 22 counts of child cruelty and indecent assaults against children under 16....

Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2016
No5 Chambers are delighted to announce that Michael Duck QC has been appointed as Recorder in the Northern Circuit....

Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2016
Samantha Forsyth Prosecutes Benefit Street Sentence...

Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2016
No5’s Michelle Heeley and Richard Gibbs have been instructed to prosecute ten members of two serious organised crime gangs in a lengthy trial before Wolverhampton Crown Court....

Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2016
Michael Duck QC appointed as Recorder in the Northern Circuit...

Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2016
We are delighted to announce that Richard Kimblin, Paul Cairnes and Dr Simon Fox are all to be appointed Her Majesty’s Queens Counsel by the Lord Chancellor on Monday 22nd February 2016. ...

Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2016
Bees Neonicitinoids are a group of active ingredients in plant protection products (pesticides). Their use is limited by a Regulation made by the European Commission. There is active debate about their effect on bees....

Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2016
Jurors at Stafford Crown Court heard a man is still lying in a coma after six months over a disagreement between two families....

Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2016
In one of Philip Rule’s ongoing cases before the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg (Minter v UK) the President of the First Section has decided to give notification of the application to the UK Government on 15 December 2015....

Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2016
One of the country’s leading sets of barristers is to have a new Head of Chambers....

Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2016
The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) have launched a trailblazing "training package for the protection of LGBTI persons in forced displacement”, ...

Date: Mon, 04 Jan 2016
Mr Justice Hickinbottom confirms that "subject to the Wednesbury test, the court will not interfere with or otherwise prescribe how section 3(1) [of the National Health Service (Wales) Act 2006] decisions are made” [2015] EWHC 3712 (Admin)...

Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2015
The NHS trust that ran Stafford Hospital has been fined 500,000 for "basic” blunders linked to the death of four patients between 2005 to 2014....

Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2015
No5 Chambers Barrister Susan Monaghan has been appointed to the list of Legally Qualified Chair for the Police Misconduct Hearings in the North East and Yorkshire and Humberside Region....

Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2015
John Butterfield QC Secures Conviction on Random Attack Murder Trial...

Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2015
David Iles Defends ASBO Breach Farmer...

Date: Mon, 14 Dec 2015
As the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing heads for its finale, members of the Midlands’ legal profession have again signed up for their own sparkling competition....

Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2015
Former Ricky Hatton trainer Bob Shannon has been unanimously cleared of a sex attack on a teenager under the age of consent in which David Mason QC defended in....

Date: Wed, 09 Dec 2015
Adrian Keeling QC attended the Anglo Thai Educational Awards Presentation at The Royal Thai Embassy, 28 Prince's Gate, London on 27th November and presented certificates of excellence to the winning students....

Date: Tue, 08 Dec 2015
On Wednesday 2nd December 2015, a team of volunteers from No5 Chambers went over to Birmingham Children’s Hospital’s ward 7 to assist with the decorating for Christmas. Their chosen theme is, the very popular children’s film, Frozen....

Date: Fri, 04 Dec 2015
Glasgow Colloquium addresses key issues linked to credibility assessment in asylum...

Date: Thu, 03 Dec 2015
Jamie Gamble represents family at Inquest following suicide in mental health unit...

Date: Thu, 03 Dec 2015
No5 Chambers’ Regulatory and Licensing Group presents this seminar as a guide for beginners in the field of licensing as to how to challenge a local authority's licensing decision in the Magistrates Court....

Date: Wed, 02 Dec 2015
In December 2011 the client was convicted of murder but this was quashed in February 2015 following a successful appeal brought by Philip Rule to the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division). Mr Rule was instructed for the appeal and had not acted below....

Date: Wed, 02 Dec 2015
A lorry driver has been jailed for two and a half years, and banned from the road for six years and three months after causing a motorway pile-up which killed a man and left another man with life-changing injuries. ...

Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2015
A man from Kidderminster who caused the death of a man in a drunken late night fight in a town centre has been jailed for six years and three months....

Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2015
A man, from Castle Bromwich, who was jailed earlier this year for six and a half years, was cleared at London’s Criminal Appeal Court....

Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2015
The last thing that Mr B expected in the early hours of an autumn morning in 2011 was to be visited by or arrested by the police. ...

Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2015
Sarah Buckingham Secures Acquittal on Hagley Road Death Crash...

Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2015
No5 Chambers Barrister S Chelvan, has returne...

Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2015
On Wednesday 25 November 2015, the President of the Court of Protection handed down the long awaited judgment in the case of AG: [2015] EWCOP 78....

Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2015
No5 Chambers Barrister Susan Monaghan has been appointed to be legally qualified chair to the West Midlands Police Misconduct hearings....

Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2015
A legal battle challenging Government legislation on data surveillance took another twist last week as the Court of Appeal referred the case back to the European Court of Justice with questions of its own....

Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2015
A woman from Dudley has been jailed for six years and three months after attacking her father, David Glass, and defrauding him of 17,500 over a three year period. ...

Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2015
Samantha Forsyth Prosecutes Benefit Street Drugs Trial...

Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2015
It was heard at Birmingham Crown Court that a Polish man was fatally stabbed in a "chilling” act of random violence in a street in Birmingham....

Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2015
A landmark ruling may increase the disincentive for claimants to pursue fraudulent claims in all their forms...

Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2015
On 18 November 2015 the Supreme Court handed down judgment in R (on the applications of Ali and Bibi) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] UKSC 59....

Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2015
No5 barrister S Chelvan is ranked number 43 out of 101 on the Independents’ Rainbow List 2015 in celebration of the 101 most influential lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in Britain....

Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2015
The London office of No5 Chambers played host to a delegation from Egypt’s leading judiciary on a fact finding visit of violence against women within the law....

Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2015
S Chelvan, Barrister at No5 Chambers, was interviewed on German TV last night on ZDF’s Auslands Journal program. ...

Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2015
On 5th November 2015 the High Court confirmed that legal advice p...

Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2015
No5 Chambers presently has 13 appointees to the Attorney General’s Panel of Junior Counsel ...

Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2015
On Friday 6th November a jury at Leicester Crown Court found Gary Bush guilty of three offences of dishonestly failing to notify Melton Council of changes in his circumstances affecting his entitlement to claim council tax benefit. ...

Date: Mon, 09 Nov 2015
The NHS trust that ran the Stafford Hospital has pleaded guilty to criminal charges in relation to four deaths of elderly patients in its care at Stafford Magistrates Court....

Date: Wed, 04 Nov 2015
After a hard fought and long running planning battle, Kevin Leigh recently helped a client obtain the final approval for new offices for the Squibb Group in Stanford le Hope, Essex. The company has been based for many years in Barking. As a ...

Date: Wed, 04 Nov 2015