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A man has been jailed after faking his own kidnapping to swindle ransom money from his ex-girlfriend.
Wolverhampton man has been found guilty of wounding with intent but cleared of attempted murder.
No5 Chambers’ Michelle Heeley prosecuted in the case of Leon Harrison, 32, from Selly Oak, who has been jailed for life after stabbing his pregnant former partner eight times.
Birmingham City Council is believed to have become the first local authority to use civil injunctions to protect vulnerable children who may be at risk of sexual exploitation.
A court has heard how Vikki Horsman, a nursing home worker, suffered from eight per cent burns after being doused with acid in an attack by Mohammed Rafiq.
Three football hooligans have been spared jail after being involved in in a brawl in Wolverhampton city centre. Ekwall Tiwana from No5 defended Craig Green.
Tom Schofield, criminal barrister at No5 Chambers, is defending in a Coventry kidnap trial.
Michael Burrows QC of No5 Chambers has prosecuted a gang of men who kidnapped and threatened to kill Stefanos Neophytou (who owns Libra Sauna Club).
Edward Clougher, 41, has pleaded guilty to wounding with intent after attacking his neighbour with a machete. Phil Bradley and Graham Henson defended.
John Butterfield QC from No5 Chambers defended the right of journalists to pay whistleblowers for stories in the public interest on 31 October 2014.
A High Court judge has granted short-term injunctions against five men, which ban them from approaching any female under 18 in public places.
The Divisional Court has handed down its decision in Galiazia v Governor of HMP Hewell and another. Ian Brownhill was junior counsel for Galiazia.
No5 Chambers barrister Richard Gibbs has been elected to the 2015 Bar Council for a three-year term.
Gerry Bermingham, a criminal law barrister from No5 Chambers, has appeared on BBC Hereford & Worcester to discuss the Oscar Pistorius sentencing.
Steve Johnson, who admitted two charges of doing an act likely to endanger an aircraft, has been jailed for a year. He was defended by No5’s Harpreet Sandhu.
No5 Chambers’ Richard Gibbs has defended a woman from Coventry who has been jailed from tricking pensioners into handing over their bank cards in a scam.
Christopher Hotten QC from No5 Chambers, prosecuting, said that significant force had been applied to the neck that killed Corporal NcNeil.
No5 Chambers’ Earl Pinnock has defended in a case that resulted in Luke Burton, 31, and Amelia Horn, 24, being jailed after blackmailing two professional men.
Gerry Bermingham, a member of the No5 Chambers criminal law group, appeared on BBC Radio WM on 12 September to discuss the Ocsar Pistorius trial.
Brian Dean has defended Joanne Morris, 48, of Bloxwich, who has been jailed for seven years after admitting five charges under the Explosives Act.