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
4th February 2016 - Contempt
2nd February 2016 - The Fourth Section of the ECtHR has unanimously found a violation of Article 10 ECHR where the Hungarian domestic courts had ruled that the Applicants – MTE and Index.hu – had assumed liability for comments published by readers on their websites.
29th January 2016 - Defamation
27th January 2016 - Open Justice - Reporting Restrictions
11th January 2016 - One Brick Court is delighted to announce that Catrin Evans is to be appointed Queen’s Counsel. The official appointment ceremony will take place on 22nd February 2016. Catrin was called in 1994, joined Chambers as a pupil the same year and became a tenant in 1995.
14 January 2016 - The Court of Appeal has granted AOL permission to appeal the decision of Warby J on the issues of ‘serious harm’ and Jameel abuse of process. Manuel Barca QC and Hannah Ready, instructed by Lewis Silkin LLP, represent AOL, the publisher of the Huffington Post.
11th January 2016 - Chambers offers its warmest congratulations to the Rt Hon Lady Justice Victoria Sharp on her appointment as Vice-President of the Queen’s Bench Division effective from 1 January 2016. Lady Justice Sharp was appointed to the Court of Appeal in October 2013, having previously sat as a Judge in the Queen’s Bench Division of the High Court since January 2009. Lady Justice Sharp (Victoria Sharp QC) was a valued member of Chambers from 1982 to 2009.