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Irina Bokova v Associated Newspapers Limited Lord Garnier QC and Timothy Atkinson acted for former Director-General of UNESCO and a former candidate for the role of UN Secretary-General, Irina Bokova, in a libel action against Associated Newspapers over the publication of an article in the Daily Mail and on [...]
Joint Press Statement in Nick Brown MP v Tom Bower and Faber & Faber A joint press statement has been issued by the parties in the libel case of Nick Brown MP v Tom Bower and Faber & Faber. The Right Honourable Nicholas Brown MP v Tom Bower and [...]
SWS v Department for Work and Pensions  EWHC 1998 (QB) &  EWHC 2282 (QB) Case date: 30/07/2018 & 14/09/2018 Court: High Court Area/s of law: Anonymity | Open Justice | Misuse of Private Information | Statements in Open Court Barrister/s: Aidan Eardley Full List of Cases [...]
SRA and BSB warning on NDAs The Times has revealed that eight law firms are being investigated over the misuse of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) (or so-called “gagging orders”) to silence alleged victims of sexual abuse, more than doubling the number of claims under investigation by the Solicitors Regulation Authority [...]
Mini-Pupillages – Applications are now open for the next round of One Brick Court’s mini-pupillage scheme
Mini-Pupillages 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.
Information Commissioner apologises to South Wales company for Monetary Penalty Notice An appeal against a Monetary Penalty Notice imposed on a business for an alleged breach of the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 (PECR) has been resolved after the Information Commissioner said she would not oppose it. The [...]
One Brick Court is delighted to announce the growth of its strong contingent of juniors with the news that Daniel Bishop and Ben Gallop have joined Chambers today upon the successful completion of their pupillages.
One Brick Court is delighted to announce the growth of its strong contingent of juniors with the news that Daniel Bishop and Ben Gallop have joined Chambers today upon the successful completion of their pupillages. Lord Garnier, Head of Chambers, said: “We are all delighted that Daniel and Ben [...]
Pirtek (UK) Limited v Jackson Case date: 19/09/2018 Court: High Court Area/s of law: Contempt of Court Barrister/s: Caroline Addy Full List of Cases This was the hearing to determine the Defendant’s sanction for contempt of court, following breaches of a final injunction granted to restrain publication of [...]
Chambers Bar Awards 2018 One Brick Court is delighted to be nominated for set of the year for defamation and privacy, and also to have David Glen nominated for junior of the year, at the Chambers Bar Awards 2018 to be held at The London Hilton on Park Lane on Thursday, [...]
Pirtek (UK) Limited v Jackson  EWHC 2030 (QB) Case date: 31/07/2018 Court: High Court Area/s of law: Contempt of court Barrister/s: Caroline Addy Full List of Cases 1. This was an application for a re-hearing pursuant to CPR 23.11(2) in respect of two applications: a default judgment application; [...]