Planning and environment

No5 Chambers has long been recognised as setting the standards in planning and environment law. Acknowledged nationally as leading specialists in this field, we provide advocacy across both the public and private sectors and are recognised as one of the leading sets of planning barristers in the country.

No5 Chambers is widely acknowledged as being one of the leading sets of planning and environment barristers in the country. Housing some of the most sought after barristers in the field, members provide advisory and advocacy services to the highest standard and represent clients across both the public and private sectors.

With a strong team of QCs and juniors, backed by a proactive and skilled clerking team, we have been instructed to represent clients at every level and have been involved in a wide range of complex and controversial proposals. We pride ourselves on being approachable and commercially astute, whilst offering sound legal and strategic advice.

Our Barristers have vast experience of representing clients throughout the Court process, from the Administrative Court right through to the Supreme Court, as well as the County, Crown and Magistrates Courts, and frequently appear in both Planning Inquiries and Hearings. We have specialist knowledge in every aspect of Planning and Environment Law,


Client service: “The clerking’s very good. They’re always very quick to respond, very good on phone and e-mail, and very clear in their responses and advice.” “Their response levels are absolutely excellent.” – Chambers UK 2015 – Planning

No5 Chambers maintains its position as the leading set for environmental work on the Midland Circuit, and houses an impressive number of experienced environmental advocates. Its barristers utilise their considerable planning law expertise to offer comprehensive coverage of environmental matters such as pollution, energy and compulsory purchase orders. Individuals represent clients at public enquiries, in regulatory disputes and in judicial reviews.

Client service: “The service is brilliant. The clerks are very accessible, and it is a very easy set to deal with.” – Chambers UK 2015 – Environment

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This material has been sourced from the No5 Chambers website.