Christopher Hopkins > 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

Regulatory and Licensing; Professional Discipline (Misconduct and Compliance)


  • Health and Safety
  • Coroners Inquests
  • Environment
  • Road Traffic Law (criminal prosecutions and defence, Operators’ Licensing)
  • Licensing
  • Regulatory Compliance (Legal Compliance Manager for Jaguar Land Rover (on secondment), 2013-14)


  • Called 2003
  • Legal Officer (Royal Air Force), 2006 – 2009
  • In-house barrister (Lyons Davidson Solicitors), 2009 – 2011
  • Associate, barrister (Pinsent Masons LLP), 2011 – 2015
  • No5 Chambers, 2015 – present

Publications of note: Webinars on regulatory crime and enforcement delivered in 2015-17 for LexisNexis, MBL Seminars and CLT


Health and Safety Lawyers Association (HSLA)


  • Gordon’s School, West End, Woking
  • University of Wolverhampton, City University (ICSL)
  • LLB (1st Class) (Hons) 2002; BVC (Very Competent–2003)

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Professional disciplinary law

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Christopher HopkinsNo5 Barristers’ Chambers ‘Christopher is very detail oriented, and nothing is ever too much trouble. He ensures that he works together with his instructing solicitor and always goes the extra mile.’ 

London Bar > Inquests and inquiries

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 5

Christopher Hopkins – No5 Barristers’ ChambersAlways completely on top of the facts and has outstanding attention to detail. He is brilliant with clients, an excellent advocate, and his knowledge of the law in relation to inquests is highly impressive.