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Clara Hamer

Clara Hamer
Call: 2013

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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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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

Richard Rampton QC awarded Defamation and Privacy Silk of the year

2nd October 2014 - One Brick Court are delighted to announce that Richard Rampton QC has this evening been awarded Defamation and Privacy Silk of the year at the Chambers and Partners Bar Awards 2014.

Clara Hamer to join Chambers

1st October 2014 - Chambers is delighted to announce that Clara Hamer has accepted an invitation to join Chambers as a tenant following the successful completion of her pupillage at One Brick Court. Clara studied Social and Political Sciences at Fitzwilliam College Cambridge before completing the Graduate Diploma in Law, and will practise in all Chambers' main areas of expertise.

Mini Pupillages

1st October 2014 - Applications are now open for the next round of One Brick Court's mini-pupillage scheme. Please see our mini-pupillage page for further details on how to apply