Mark Bradshaw > 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


Immigration specialist, practising in all areas of the subject. Considerable experience in protection matters, including appearing for the appellant in the Iraqi country guidance case – AAH (Iraqi Kurds – internal relocation) Iraq CG UKUT [2018] UKUT 00212 (IAC). Particularly skilled in representing children and vulnerable appellants. Regularly instructed in family and corporate immigration matters and has substantial knowledge and expertise of EEA cases, including the EU settlement scheme. Proficient in both substantive appeals and judicial review.

Also specialising in the Court of Protection. Instructed regularly across England and Wales by the Official Solicitor, accredited legal representatives, local authorities, NHS trusts and the Office of the Public Guardian. Experienced in a wide variety of health and welfare and property and financial affairs matters.

Instructions also welcomed in data protection and freedom of information matters, with experience appearing before the General Regulatory Chamber of the Tribunal.


Called 2002, Gray’s Inn (Prince of Wales scholar).


Midland Circuit, Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association, Court of Protection Practioners’ Association and Court of Protection Bar Association


Staffordshire University (2001 LLB Hons); Nottingham Law School (2002 BVC); Visiting Professional Fellow – International Human Rights, Aston University.


Keen follower of sports, particularly football.

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Court of Protection and community care

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Mark BradshawNo5 Barristers’ Chambers ‘Mark is very responsive and user-friendly. He is very good with clients.’ 

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Immigration

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1

Mark BradshawNo5 Barristers’ Chambers ‘Mark has a very detailed knowledge of asylum and immigration law and is wonderful at advising on practical and ethical issues that arise. He is also involved in providing training and discussion groups on tribunal matters outside of his day-to-day advocacy which shows a commitment to developing and contributing to this area of law.’

The immigration group at No5 Barristers’ Chambers provides representation throughout the country, from the first-tier tribunal to the Supreme Court, to parties of varied backgrounds. Mark Bradshaw is ‘brilliant with nervous clients’ and successfully represented a Portuguese national, detained in the UK, against a deportation order. Abid Mahmood has been practicing immigration and asylum law for more than two decades.