Wed, 29 Feb 2012
No5 Chambers - which has offices in Birmingham, London and Bristol - is pleased to announce that two members of this leading barristers’ chambers are to be appointed Queen’s Counsel, which will bring the total number of QCs at No5 to 28.
Mark Heywood and Gary Bell are both Criminal Law specialists at No5 and, together, they have approaching 50 years’ experience at the Bar and have conducted many high profile cases.
No5 Practice Director, Tony McDaid, comments: “I should like to congratulate Mark and Gary and look forward to seeing them deservedly appointed to Queen’s Counsel on March 30th. The two are leaders in their fields of law and are greatly respected by their clients. They have appeared in a wide range of nationally leading cases in recent years and thoroughly deserve this recognition."
“The QC selection process requires candidates to demonstrate a wide range of legal and personal skills. The level of commitment required to achieve QC status is vast and testament to the dedication of all those appointed."
“I am delighted to welcome them to the growing family of QCs we have at No5 Chambers – which will total 28 - and I look forward to their continuing contributions to the development and evolution of the law and of our No5 business model.”