Paul Evans > Chambers of Adrian Keeling KC and Jonathan Jones KC > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Adrian Keeling KC and Jonathan Jones KC
No5 Barristers' Chambers
B4 6DR

Work Department

Personal Injury


Paul’s current case load covers the full spectrum of the most serious claims, including brain and spinal injuries, fatal accidents and amputations, across the range of road traffic, employers’ and public liability accidents.  Paul is has a particular interest in claims involving cycling/motorcycling and amputations.

Paul regularly undertakes cases in excess of £1,000,000 without a leader and has acted as Junior Counsel in cases with values of up to £12,000,000.

Paul has considerable experience of costs and is frequently instructed in high value claims at a very early stage to advise in respect of budgets and to appear at Cost and Case Management Hearings in both the High Court and County Court.

Paul has a substantial advisory nature to his practice and is regularly instructed for his advice in conference and drafting, in addition to undertaking interlocutory hearings, trials, appeals, Round Table Settlement Meetings and inquests.



Paul read Biology at Kings College, University of London, before being called to the Bar by Inner Temple in 2001.  Having undertaken a common law pupillage at No5 Chambers, Paul had a mixed practice, including Crime before specialising in Personal Injury.  

Paul has been ranked as a Leading Junior in the directories for Personal Injury consecutively for the last 9 years. 


Personal Injury Bar Association


King’s College London BSc. Biology (First Class Honours)

Nottingham Post Graduate Diploma in Law (Commendation)

Inns of Court School of Law Bar Vocational Course (Very Competent)

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Personal injury

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Paul EvansNo5 Barristers’ Chambers ‘Paul is very empathetic towards the claimants and is able to support them through tough times. He is tenacious in his approach, very hardworking, and always willing to go the extra mile. He is very experienced and knowledgeable and is an invaluable asset to any claimant team.’ 

No5 Barristers’ Chambers’ personal injury group has ‘a huge depth of knowledge and experience’ and a sizable team that is practising nationwide. Paul Bleasdale KC is praised for his ability to ‘bring solutions in a very efficient manner’ and settled a £1.5m claim brought by a minor after a severe injury. David Tyack KC is a ‘safe pair of hands who shows great resilience in difficult cases’ and is currently acting on behalf of the mother of a deceased girl who had died allegedly because of clinical negligence. Paul Evans is a ‘highly skilled professional with strong technical knowledge who always puts clients’ best interests first’.