Our specialist members — including trained mediators, those with part-time judicial appointments and Queen’s Counsel — provide skilled advice and representation in all courts from family proceedings to the House of Lords.

The group covers the following areas:

  • Financial provision (divorce, cohabitation and death)
  • 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

Acutely aware of costs to clients, financial and emotional, which flow from disputes within the family setting members are committed to conducting cases in a manner designed to achieve the best possible result while reflecting individual needs.

Whether through careful negotiation or contested trials, we team meticulous preparation and excellent advocacy with a friendly, approachable manner with clients.

‘No5 Chambers has a strong group of family law experts’. — Chambers UK 2013

‘Outstanding expertise in family law in Birmingham.’ — Legal 500 2012

‘No5 Chambers earns praise as an efficient and well-run set with a strong reputation on the Midlands Circuit.’ — Chambers & Partners 2012

‘A user-friendly set committed to client care. Its family barristers are among the best in the Midlands.’ — Chambers & Partners 2010

‘No5 Chambers fields a considerable contingent of the best in the Midlands.’ — Chambers & Partners 2008

This material has been sourced from the No5 Chambers website.