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.
Latest News & Cases
7th October 2015 - Timothy Atkinson has been invited to address the Annual Conference of the Society for Computers and Law on 8 October on the topic of ‘Cyber Crime and Data Protection Cyber Liability’. He has previously been asked to speak as a Data Protection expert at an EU Commission Conference in Amsterdam in 2014 and has been asked to attend as an expert adviser to the EU Commission funded E-Crime Project Workshop in Rome earlier this year and will attend the forthcoming Workshop in Delft in early 2016.
29th September 2015 - Access to and use of documents from Family Court proceedings – Duty of confidence
28th September 2015 - The Rt Hon The Lord Woolf CH, Professor Sir Jeffrey Jowell KCMG QC, Sir Edward Garnier QC MP and Sarah Palin have presented their Report on the Rule of Law and Respect for Human Rights in Turkey since December 2013. The report constitutes an independent desk-based inquiry into the actions of the Turkish government, its institutions and officials against supporters of the Hizmet movement from the perspective of international human rights law and seeks to identify possible patterns of systematic violations of human rights against supporters of the Hizmet movement. It is also anticipated that the report will contribute to raising awareness of the current situation of human rights in Turkey.
23rd September 2015 - One Brick Court are delighted to be short-listed for IP, IT and Media Set of the Year at this year's Legal 500 UK Awards. Winners will be announced on Wednesday 30 September 2015.
21st September 2015 - From 21st September until 12th November 2015 Clara Hamer will be in the USA as an outgoing Pegasus Scholar. During this period Clara will undertake legal and political placements, including at the Supreme Court of the United States, the Federal Communications Commission, and with a number of media law specialists. Clara will be based predominantly in Washington D.C., but will also spend time with practitioners, judges and legal academics in Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Delaware and California gaining a broad exposure to the US legal system with a particular focus on American media and First Amendment law.
18th September 2015 - One Brick Court are pleased to announce they have been nominated for Defamation set of the year at this year's Chambers Bar Awards. Catrin Evans is also nominated for Defamation Junior of the year.
The winners will be announced on 27th October 2015.
17th September 2015 - All QCs are ranked as “leading silks” and 11 barristers are ranked as “leading juniors”. One Brick Court are also ranked for Data Protection and Media and Entertainment.