At No5 Chambers, we are at the cutting edge of criminal law, including all serious and complicated cases such as serious fraud, money laundering, confiscation, asset recovery, homicide and sexual offences.
With expertise at all levels — our team compromises eight silks and 45 juniors — no matter is too great or too small. We provide a nationwide service from our offices in Birmingham, London, Bristol and the East Midlands.
We are regularly instructed to act on behalf of individuals and organisations such as the Organised Crime Division, Complex Casework Unit, HSE and BIS.
The group is well represented within the Judiciary, with 11 recorders and an assistant deputy coroner. Chambers also have two former leaders of the Midland Circuit, as well as being represented on the Criminal Bar Association.
‘Counsel are friendly and make themselves constantly available. The degree of expertise you get is supported by excellent clerking, so the organisation is smooth, and you can get a silk when you have a tricky timescale […] It is very strong at senior, junior and QC level.’ — Chambers & Partners 2013
‘No5 Chambers is praised for the depth of its crime team.’ — Legal 500 2012
‘A “heavyweight outfit”.’ — Chambers & Partners 2012
‘No5 Chambers has developed a reputation for breaking new ground and continues to be regarded as a progressive and forward-thinking Chambers’. — Chambers & Partners 2010
‘No5 Chambers provides a truly nationwide service from its offices in Birmingham, London and Bristol.’ — Chambers & Partners 2010
‘Chambers continues to attract high-quality work in all disciplines, combining excellent service standards with a progressive, modern and flexible approach to clients’ needs’. — Chambers & Partners 2010
This material has been sourced from the No5 Chambers website.
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