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Season's Greetings This year instead of sending Christmas cards, Chambers will make a donation to Crisis who work side by side with people to help them rebuild their lives. From decades of experience of working with thousands of homeless people, they work tirelessly to end homelessness. Chambers will be closed from [...]
One Brick Court is delighted to announce that Melvin Warner has been shortlisted for ‘Clerk of the Year’ in the Legal 500 UK Bar Awards 2019
One Brick Court is delighted to announce that Melvin Warner has been shortlisted for 'Clerk of the Year' in the Legal 500 UK Bar Awards 2019. The shortlist can be found here.
Economou v de Freitas  EWCA Civ 2591 Case date: 21/11/2018 Court: Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Area/s of law: Defamation & Reputation Management Barrister/s: Manuel Barca QC Full List of Cases 1. This was an appeal by C on issues concerning the determination of the ‘reasonable belief’ element [...]
‘Mobs, Trolls and Hate: The Law Commission Reports’? Article by Caroline Addy on The Law Commission Scoping Report on Abusive and Offensive Online Communications
'Mobs, Trolls and Hate: The Law Commission Reports'? Article by Caroline Addy on The Law Commission Scoping Report on Abusive and Offensive Online Communications The Law Commission has been reviewing the current criminal law on abusive and offensive communications and its application to such behaviour when committed online. It has [...]
Jane Phillips successfully obtained a final injunction and costs on behalf of the London Borough of Croydon (“LBC”) on 5 November 2018
Jane Phillips successfully obtained a final injunction and costs on behalf of the London Borough of Croydon (“LBC”) on 5 November 2018. An interim injunction had been sought by LBC as a matter of urgency to restrain a threatened breach of confidence by the Defendants. It was granted by [...]
One Brick Court recognised as a leading media, communications and information law set by Chambers and Partners 2019
One Brick Court recognised as a leading media, communications and information law set by Chambers and Partners 2019 Chambers and Partners has once again recognised One Brick Court as one of the top media, communications and information law sets with rankings in Defamation and Privacy and Data Protection categories [...]
Chambers ranked by Legal 500 for data protection and defamation and privacy The Legal 500 has recognised One Brick Court as a tier 1 set for defamation and privacy and tier 2 set for data protection, with individual members ranked highly in data protection, privacy, defamation and media and [...]
David Glen awarded Junior of the Year in Defamation & Privacy One Brick Court are delighted to announce that David Glen was awarded Defamation Junior of the Year at last night’s Chambers and Partners Bar Awards, held at The London Hilton, Park Lane. Chambers and Partners Bar Awards, are [...]
Lord Garnier QC discusses NDAs and ABC v Telegraph Media Group One Brick Court’s Head of Chambers, Lord Garnier QC, appeared on Radio 4’s PM programme yesterday. He was interviewed by presenter, Carolyn Quinn, discussing NDAs and the Court of Appeal judgment in ABC v Telegraph Media Group. The [...]
Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants  EWCA Civ 2339 Case date: 22/10/2018 Court: Court of Appeal Area/s of law: Data Protection | Vicarious Liability Full List of Cases This was an appeal by WM Morrison Supermarkets plc (Morrisons) on the issue of whether an employer can [...]