A leading set of barristers has been named Regional Set of the Year 2015 at a prestigious, annual awards ceremony.
No5 Chambers scooped the award at the Chambers UK Bar Awards which was held at a new venue for 2015, Old Billingsgate Walk in London, and hosted by award winning comedian Marcus Brigstocke.
The awards, covering 27 categories, exclusively highlight the excellence of members of the UK Bar, recognising the most outstanding achievements by chambers and their members. 640 guests attended the ceremony.
No5, which has its head office in Steelhouse Lane in the city, also has branches in London, Bristol and the East Midlands. It is one of the largest sets of barristers chambers in the UK with more than 240 members including 28 Queens Counsel.
Throughout its 100 year history, No5 has established a reputation for breaking new ground and continues to be regarded as progressive and forward-thinking.
Tony McDaid, Practice Director at No5 Chambers, said: “We are extremely pleased to be named Regional Chambers of the Year, and that we were singled out by the judges as a ‘notable winner’ on the night.
“Chambers continues to go from strength to strength and is widely regarded by many as a national set. However we are proud to retain our head office in Birmingham, the country’s second city, which is enjoying a renaissance with its own plaudits and awards.
“Here at No5 we remain committed to providing a quality service to our clients across the country, achieved through our high calibre of barristers and staff.”
For more information about No5 Chambers and the services offered, visit the website at www.no5.com or telephone 0845 210 5555.