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5RB‘s Gervase de Wilde‘s recent work includes: being instructed in relation to a number of reporting restrictions, and a long-running noting brief at the Phone Hacking Trial at the Old Bailey. Gervase converted to the law after working as a national newspaper journalist. See Gervase’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, first published in the July 2014 edition of Counsel Magazine5RB‘s Jonathan Barnes examines the High Court’s effective monopoly on hearing defamation cases, and against a background of calls for County Courts to get involved too asks, why not? Read the full article here.

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