The Family Group at No5 enjoys an outstanding reputation and our Family Barristers provide high-quality representation in all areas of family law at all levels, from the financial proceedings court up to, and including the Supreme Court.

Counsel blend meticulous preparation with skilled advocacy which ensures the best results for clients. Members of the group have an acute awareness that each case is as unique as the individuals involved and never lose sight of the emotional and financial costs that arise from disputes between all affected parties.

Specialist Areas

  • Arbitration (Children)
  • Financial Remedy on Divorce and Dissolution of Civil Partnerships
  • Financial Disputes Between Cohabiting Couples
  • Financial Provision for the Family under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975
  • Property Disputes
  • Care/Adoption (Local Authorities, Parents and Children)
  • Residence/Contact
  • Child Abduction
  • Judicial Review
  • Professional Negligence
  • Incapacity/Court of Protection welfare issues
  • Domestic/International elements
  • Human Rights

Our unrivalled strength in depth includes two Queen’s Counsel and Birmingham’s first qualified children law arbitrator. Our Counsel regularly appear in the most serious, complex and high-profile family cases throughout England and Wales.

How much could it cost me?

Depending on your circumstances, we can help you find the right barrister at a price to suit your budget and level of enquiry.

The clerks in the area of your particular issue can help you find the right Barrister and give you an indication of the cost.

To assist you further we have set out below some more common examples of costings and the relevant Clerks who can assist you.

Child Arrangements - Costs Document

Financial Disputes arising out of divorce - Costs Document


Year of call: 1994
Stefano Nuvoloni QC


Year of call: 1977
Anne Smallwood
Year of call: 1982
Stephanie Brown
Year of call: 1988
Joanna Chadwick
Year of call: 1990
Ashley Wynne
Year of call: 1990
Richard Alomo
Year of call: 1991
Edward Grant
Year of call: 1991
Michele Friel
Year of call: 1993
Nandini Dutta
Year of call: 1997
Adreeja Chatterjee
Year of call: 1999
Nassera Butt
Year of call: 2001
Simon Worlock
Year of call: 2002
Victoria Clifford
Year of call: 2003
Heather Popley
Year of call: 2003
Helen Arthur
Year of call: 2004
James Leslie
Year of call: 2005
Kathryn Taylor
Year of call: 2005
Orla Grant
Year of call: 2006
Kirsty Gallacher
Year of call: 2007
Katie Langdon
Year of call: 2007
Laura Vickers
Year of call: 2007
Nicola McIntosh
Year of call: 2010
Katie Miller
Year of call: 2014
Arrin Nouri

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