No 5 appoints new family head

Lorna Meyer QC has returned to No 5 Chambers’ Birmingham office to head the family law group, having first been a member of the group almost 20 years ago.

•Lorna Meyer QC has returned to No 5 Chambers’ Birmingham office to head the family law group, having first been a member of the group almost 20 years ago. Meyer, who is the set’s only Birmingham-based female silk, was made up to silk in October 2006. She will head a team of 30 barristers. Meyer regularly handles cases involving children at county court, High Court and appeal levels and is one of two practising family silks in Birmingham.