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Justin Rushbrooke QC
1992 Called to the bar
Justin has been involved in numerous high profile cases and some of the landmark decisions, at first instance, in the Court of Appeal and the House of Lords. His claimant clients have included many well known figures from the worlds of entertainment, the media, sport and politics. Over the years he has acted both for and against nearly all the major newspaper groups. See Justin’s full profile here.