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5RB‘s Adrienne Page QC is a leading specialist silk whose practice covers defamation, malicious falsehood, privacy, confidence, harassment by speech and media law issues.  She regularly acts for or advises both claimants and defendants and has been involved in many of the high profile cases in her field. See Adrienne’s full profile here.

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New 21st Edition with Defamation chapter edited by 5RB‘s Adam Speker and Felicity McMahon. Further details here.

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In this article 5RB‘s Adrienne Page QC discusses what section 1 Defamation Act 2013 means in practice, and how it may affect both claimants and free speech.

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