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John joined 5RB in October 2015 after completion of pupillage at chambers. Before retraining as a barrister John spent over 25 years working in media regulation across broadcast and non-broadcast media, most recently at Ofcom. Together with the core areas of media law work – defamation, privacy, data protection, harrassment, copyright etc – he advises on all aspects of media content, both in relation to the law and the applicable codes. See John’s full profile here.