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One Brick Court - An Announcement It is with great sadness that One Brick Court (the Chambers of Lord Garnier QC) has decided to dissolve with effect from 24 June 2019. For well over a century Chambers has, despite its modest size, provided an exemplary service both to our clients [...]
Linklaters LLP & Linklaters Business Services v Mellish  EWHC 177 (QB) Case date: 05/02/2019 Court: High Court, Queen's Bench Division (Media and Communications List) Area/s of law: Breach of Confidence | Injunctions Barrister/s: Andrew Caldecott QC | Aidan Eardley Full List of Cases Background The Claimants were [...]
One Brick Court’s Head of Chambers, Lord Garnier QC, speaks on BBC Radio 4 this morning about non-disclosure agreements following litigation between Sir Philip Green and the Daily Telegraph.
One Brick Court's Head of Chambers, Lord Garnier QC, speaks on BBC Radio 4 this morning about non-disclosure agreements following litigation between Sir Philip Green and the Daily Telegraph. Listen at https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0002g5v …(from 1:36).
Stocker v Stocker UKSC 2018/0045 Manuel Barca QC and Claire Overman for the Claimant/Respondent in the Supreme Court from 10:30 this morning. https://www.supremecourt.uk/cases/uksc-2018-0045.html
Cooper v National Crime Agency  EWCA Civ 16 Court of Appeal rejects Claimant's appeal in his data protection claim, finding numerous lawful processing conditions satisfied. Jonathan Scherbel-Ball was junior counsel for the NCA in the data protection claim. Case note to follow.
Carruthers v Associated Newspapers Ltd  EWHC 33 (QB) Case date: 14/01/2019 Court: High Court Area/s of law: Defamation Barrister/s: Sarah Palin Full List of Cases Background This was the Defendant’s double-barrelled application for (i) a determination of meaning and whether the statement complained of was fact or opinion [...]
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 [...]