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Specialists in media and information law

One Brick Court is a leading set of barristers’ chambers practising in all aspects of media and information law, including defamation, privacy, confidence, contempt of court, reporting restrictions, freedom of information and data protection.

Winner of Set of the Year for ‘Defamation and Privacy’ in the Chambers and Partners Bar Awards 2011, 2012 and 2013.

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Andrew Mitchell MP v News Group Newspapers; Toby Rowland v Andrew Mitchell MP

31st October 2014 - Ruling in advance of trial of preliminary issues in both “plebgate” actions, due to commence on 17 November 2014

One Brick Court once again top ranked in by Chambers and Partners

31st October 2014 – One Brick Court are again ranked as a band 1 set for Defamation & Privacy and are also ranked as a set for Data Protection, with Manuel Barca QC also ranked for Media & Entertainment. Andrew Caldecott QC and Catrin Evans both retain their Star Individual ratings for Defamation & Privacy.

Bewry v Reed Elsevier (UK) Ltd [2014] EWCA Civ 1411

30th October 2014 - Libel - limitation period; Jameel jurisdiction

Trushin v National Crime Agency [2014] EWHC 3551 (Admin)

29th October 2014 - Data Protection, Article 8 ECHR

Sir Edward Garnier QC to appear on next weeks BBC Radio 4 Law in Action

31st October 2014 - Sir Edward will be talking about freedom of information and the Prince of Wales. Law in Action is aired on Tuesday, 4 November at 4pm and repeated at 8pm on Thursday, 6 November

Andrew Caldecott QC panellist at panel discussion on 4th November 2014

31st October 2014 - Wearable technology: the impact on privacy and society.

Geoffrey Shaw QC

16th October 2014 - Chambers is very sad to report the death of Geoffrey Shaw QC from illness. He was a member of Chambers for some 40 years from 1969 to 2008. He appeared in many leading defamation cases, establishing legal principles of lasting importance in Lucas Box v Associated Newspapers and Khashoggi v IPC Magazines.

Serrano Garcia -v- Associated Newspapers Ltd [2014] EWHC 3137 (QB)

6th October 2014 - A GP falsely condemned by Kelvin Mackenzie in an article in the Daily Mail as “a foreign doctor” who subjected a patient to “a year of hell” by having his driving licences taken away for no good reason was awarded substantial libel damages by the High Court. Harvey Starte, instructed by Taylor Hampton solicitors, acted for Dr Serrano