High Court celebration

Law firm No5 Chambers hails one of its own as Ian Dove QC is named top judge

Leading law firm No5 Chambers celebrated the appointment of one of its silks, Ian Dove QC, as a High Court judge. During 28 years at No5 Chambers, Mr Dove has been appointed a Recorder – Crown and County Court, part-time immigration judge, part-time member of the Immigration Appeal Tribunal, deputy High Court judge and an honorary professor at University of Birmingham. The celebratory event was held at the Gherkin in London and attended by senior representatives of the legal profession.


  1. Paul Bleasdale QC, Mr Justice Dove, Tony McDaid
  2. Adriene Copithorne, Jeny Wigley, Lisa Foster
  3. Martin Hulbert, Katherine Allen
  4. Ian Sadler, Jim Tarzey
  5. Steve Buckley, Richard Jones QC, Martin John
  6. Lindsay Garratt, Karen Cooksley, Collette McCormack
  7. Rankeshwar Batta, Victoria Fullilove, Satinder Hunjan QC
  8. Linda Evans, Clare Smith, Adam Collins, Oscar Redif
  9. Heather Pugh, Julia Foster, Nick Freer
Photography by Jas Sansi