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
21st May 2015 - Mr Justice Mann has today ordered that MGN Ltd pay very substantial sums of damages to eight individuals whose voicemails had been intercepted. The highest individual award was the sum of £260,250 awarded to Sadie Frost.
20th May 2015 - In a unanimous decision Supreme Court reverses the Court of Appeal judgment and lifts injunction so that autobiographical book can be published and author identified.
15th May 2015 - The Court of Appeal has unanimously dismissed an appeal by the publisher of the Daily Mail from a decision of Mr Justice Tugendhat permitting the Respondent to make a unilateral statement in open court in the terms she sought following the acceptance of an unqualified offer of amends.
14th May 2015 - The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that the risk of reputational damage to a Claimant based on the public possibly failing properly to distinguish between an unfounded allegation canvassed during a case and a finding of guilt is not a valid reason for granting the Claimant an anonymity order.
11th May 2015 - Heather’s wealth of experience and vast knowledge in all areas of media law, established and developing, will be an enormous asset for the future. Members of Chambers and clerks are unanimous in welcoming her, on both a professional and a personal level.