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No5 Barristers Chambers

Chambers of Mark Anderson QC

GREENWOOD HOUSE, 4-7 SALISBURY COURT, LONDON, EC4Y 8AA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 210 5555
Fax:
Fax 020 7900 1582
DX:
449 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.no5.com

London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

A set ‘in a class of its own’, No5 Barristers Chambers’ ‘depth and calibre of counsel is exceptional’. It has strength across commercial, construction, crime, family, employment, personal injury, clinical negligence, property, planning, public law and regulatory matters. Recent developments include a number of barristers join the set from St Philips Chambers and Christopher Young QC take silk. ‘All of the clerks are hardworking and diligent’; chief executive and director of clerking Tony McDaid ‘always comes up with the goods’. Geoff Carr is the London director of clerking. Offices in: Birmingham, London, Bristol, Leicester

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London Bar

Civil liberties and human rights (including actions against the police)
Civil liberties and human rights (including actions against the police) – Leading silks

Manjit Gill QC - No5 Barristers ChambersHis analysis of the law is extremely thorough and the detail in his arguments is excellent.

Ranked: tier 4

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Crime (general crime)
Crime (general crime) – Leading juniors

Philip Rule - No5 Barristers ChambersHis drive and determination on behalf of very vulnerable clients is admirable.

Ranked: tier 2

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Fraud: crime
Fraud: crime – Leading silks

Gary Bell QC - No5 Barristers ChambersProsecution advocates look nervous when he walks into a robing room.

Ranked: tier 1

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Health and safety
Health and safety – Leading juniors

Bernard Thorogood - No5 Barristers ChambersOne of the foremost junior counsel; Thorogood by name, Thorogood by nature.

Ranked: tier 2

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Immigration (including business immigration)
Immigration (including business immigration) – Leading sets - ranked: tier 2

No5 Barristers Chambers

No5 Barristers Chambersis one of the best immigration sets with high-profile barristers’. Manjit Gill QC represented EEA and other citizens, including children, in the Brexit case concerning the triggering of Article 50 and other powers of the government which could impact rights of residence. The set was also instructed in a judicial review against three government departments on behalf of Afghan interpreters who were put at risk when UK forces left Afghanistan.

Immigration (including business immigration) – Leading silks

Manjit Gill QC - No5 Barristers ChambersHe is highly respected with many years of experience in the field of immigration law.

Ranked: tier 1
Immigration (including business immigration) – Leading juniors

S Chelvan - No5 Barristers ChambersAn established reputation as a leading practitioner in immigration human rights cases.

Ranked: tier 1

Abid Mahmood - No5 Barristers ChambersHe is very good on technical defences.

Ranked: tier 2

Ramby de Mello - No5 Barristers ChambersHe is highly regarded.

Ranked: tier 2

Danny Bazini - No5 Barristers ChambersA highly regarded and accessible barrister.

Ranked: tier 3

Edward Nicholson - No5 Barristers ChambersHe is compassionate when dealing with clients who are often minors and traumatised.

Ranked: tier 3

Joanne Rothwell - No5 Barristers ChambersAccessible and will undertake legally aided work for unaccompanied minors.

Ranked: tier 3

Jessica Smeaton - No5 Barristers ChambersShe has an undoubted talent to be able to distil the core issues in a case.

Ranked: tier 4

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Inquests and inquiries
Inquests and inquiries – Leading juniors

Bernard Thorogood - No5 Barristers ChambersHe is very hardworking, approachable and impressive.

Ranked: tier 2

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Planning
Planning – Leading silks

Martin Kingston QC - No5 Barristers ChambersThe doyen of strategic planning advisors, he has a compelling overview and quick wits.

Ranked: tier 2

Richard Humphreys QC - No5 Barristers ChambersRecommended for residential development.

Ranked: tier 4
Planning – Leading juniors

Celina Colquhoun - No5 Barristers ChambersExtremely good at getting a particular point across in a clear and concise manner.

Ranked: tier 3

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Police law (defendant)
Police law (defendant) – Leading silks

Adrian Keeling QC - No5 Barristers ChambersHe defends police officers in disciplinary cases.

Ranked: tier 3

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Professional negligence
Professional negligence – Leading silks

Mark Anderson QC - No5 Barristers ChambersHe is experienced in professional negligence cases involving accountants, lawyers, and surveyors.

Ranked: tier 3

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Set overviews: England and Wales

A set ‘in a class of its own’, No5 Barristers Chambers’ ‘depth and calibre of counsel is exceptional’. It has strength across commercial, construction, crime, family, employment, personal injury, clinical negligence, property, planning, public law and regulatory matters. Recent developments include a number of barristers join the set from St Philips Chambers and Christopher Young QC take silk. ‘All of the clerks are hardworking and diligent’; chief executive and director of clerking Tony McDaid ‘always comes up with the goods’. Geoff Carr is the London director of clerking. Offices in: Birmingham, London, Bristol, Leicester

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