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
31st October 2014 - Ruling in advance of trial of preliminary issues in both “plebgate” actions, due to commence on 17 November 2014
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.
30th October 2014 - Libel - limitation period; Jameel jurisdiction
29th October 2014 - Data Protection, Article 8 ECHR
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
31st October 2014 - Wearable technology: the impact on privacy and society.
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.
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