David Taylor > Chambers of Adrian Keeling QC and Jonathan Jones QC > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

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


His practice has developed to include all areas of commercial and chancery work; has substantial experience in all aspects of property and landlord and tenant law, as well as in commercial contract disputes and professional negligence claims; regularly appears in the Chancery Division and in the Technology and Construction Court.


Called to the Bar 1993. In 2008 appointed deputy adjudicator to HM Land Registry; appointed judge of the property chamber of the First Tier Tribunal 2013.


Midland Chancery and Commercial Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association; accredited mediator.


Cambridge University (MA Hons Law First).

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Property and construction

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

David TaylorNo5 Barristers ChambersA superb advocate who is great with clients.

No5 Barristers Chambers is home to a collection of property barristers with ‘strength and depth at all levels of call‘. Sources of instructions include landlord and tenant matters, easement and boundary disputes, and development disputes involving restrictive covenants. Mark Anderson QC recently successfully represented the lenders in a claim for possession of a £2m property which had been pledged as a security for a loan to be used for commercial property investment. David Taylor is also frequently instructed in high-value possession claims, such as his recent representation of crowd-funded loan platform Saving Stream in a claim for possession of a mixed commercial and residential building. At the more junior end of chambers, Imogen Halstead s building up a substantial property practice including trust claims, tenancy disputes, and easements.

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Commercial litigation

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

David TaylorNo5 Barristers ChambersA super brain who is great with clients and a superb advocate;