Charles Crow > 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

Specialises in employment law, personal injury and costs.


In the field of employment law, Charles has gained experience in both the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal; his practice includes: unfair dismissal, redundancy, transfer of undertakings, discrimination and victimisation, unlawful deduction from wages, National Minimum Wage and Working Time Regulations. He also practises, in an advisory capacity, on behalf of both employers and employees.

Specialises in personal injury law, with particular experience in areas of travel litigation, health and safety at work, industrial diseases, and road traffic accident litigation (particularly fraud matters), regularly acting for both claimants and defendants at all stages of the litigation process including drafting and advising. Specialises in costs law, including appellate work.


Called to the Bar 1999; Hardwicke scholarship and Tancred studentship (Lincoln’s Inn).


Personal Injuries Bar Association; Employment Law Association; Birmingham Law Society’s Employment Law Committee; Employment Law Bar Association.


LLB (Hons Exon).

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Employment

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Charles CrowNo5 Barristers’ Chambers ‘Charles has strong technical skills, particularly in relation to disability discrimination. He also has an excellent forensic dissection of the issues.’  

The employment group of No5 Barristers’ Chambers offers the full range of advisory and advocacy services in all courts and tribunals in England & Wales. Mugni Islam-Choudhury heads the employment group and is currently handling a direct age discrimination that challenges the retirement policy of the University of Oxford, affecting over 5,000 academics. Helen Barney is ‘astute at cross-examination’ and the ‘go to’ barrister for a number of NHS clients, local authorities, and social housing providers. Charles Crow has particular experience in the fields of unfair dismissal and discrimination cases.