Mark Warby QC

Profile

Mark Warby QC is a leading silk in media, entertainment, sports and regulatory law. He is joint Head of Chambers at 5RB, with Desmond Browne QC a Deputy High Court Judge (QB Administrative Court) and a Crown Court Recorder (Midland Circuit).

In media matters Mark has acted for and against all the national newspaper groups, and major broadcasters, as well as regional and local newspapers and magazines and Internet organisations . Claimant clients in defamation and privacy cases have included many well known figures from the worlds of entertainment, the media, sport, politics and business. He is an editor and author of The Law of Privacy and The Media 2nd ed (OUP, 2011).  His practice includes acting as an arbitrator. He is on the panel of Early Resolution, the libel arbitration service, and on the arbitrator panels for the FA Premier League and Sport Resolutions. He is a member of the Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers and the British Association for Sport and the Law.

Notable cases in 2009-2012 include Qema v News Group (summary judgment for D in malicious prosecution claim); R (Associated Newspapers Ltd ) v Leveson Inquiry (judicial review; lawfulness of decision to admit anonymous evidence); Nancy Dell’Olio v Associated (claim over alleged ‘gold-digger’ libel dismissed on meaning); Jacqui Lait v Evening Standard (CA, summary judgment against ex MP in libel claim over expenses); R (Bonhoeffer) v GMC (judicial review; fairness of reliance on hearsay in fitness to practice case); ABC Ltd v Y (third party access to court file); AMM v HXW (privacy injunction in blackmail case), Hunt v AB (CA, malicious prosecution claim against rape accuser); Fulham FC v West Ham United (admissibility of previous arbitration award; confidentiality of FAPL arbitration); McKeown v British Horseracing Authority (judicial review of sports disciplinary decision).

Other notable cases since taking silk in 2002 are Max Mosley v News Group (privacy of S&M activities), Murray v Big Pictures (CA, for agency, defending J K Rowling’s claim over pictures of her infant son), Norfolk CC v Webster (opening up care proceedings to the media), CC v AB (privacy injunction against cuckolded husband), Fallon v Horseracing Regulatory Authority (jockey’s challenge to racing ban pending criminal trial); Sir Elton John v Associated Newspapers (attempt at privacy injunction re photo); HRH The Prince of Wales’ privacy claim against the Mail on Sunday (CA); RFU v Tebb (rugby disciplinary; allegation of stamping on John Inverdale); R (Mullins) v Appeal Board of the Jockey Club (disciplinary decision; amenability to judicial review); Miller v Associated Newspapers (libel trial; successful defence of libel claim over criticisms of police officer’s handling of investigation into false claim that the Hamiltons were involved in a gang rape); Al Rajhi v Wall Street Journal (bank’s libel claim over alleged suspicions of terrorist financing); Re Angela Roddy (a mature teenager has an Article 8 right to sell her story to a paper); Lord Ashcroft v Attorney-General (privacy and data protection claims over government leaks); Naomi Campbell v MGN (privacy of drug treatment); Peter Butters v Jeremy Clarkson (dispute over book publishing contract).

Career

Called

1981 Called to the bar
2002 Silk
2009 Year of recorder

Education

Bristol Grammar School - 1970-1977
St. Johns College, Oxford (Scholar and MA) - 1977-1980

Areas of work

  • Defamation
  • Privacy and Confidence
  • Sports Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Data Protection
  • Pre-publication Advice
  • Public Access
  • Administrative Law
  • Contempt
  • Human Rights
  • Injunctive Relief
  • Malicious Falsehood
  • Media Law
  • Arbitration

Testimonials

“an absolutely first-class barrister”

Chambers Directory

“Mark … handled the case brilliantly on my behalf”: Lord Ashcroft, Dirty politics, Dirty times (2005) on his privacy claim against the government

“Brilliant analysis and advocacy”: Harvey Kass, commenting on Miller v Associated Newspapers Ltd in the Press Gazette in May 2005.

“The smile and the sniff are Warby’s stock in trade”.

[David Ashforth, Racing Post, 30 June 2004, commenting on Bradley v The Jockey Club.]

Recommended in current editions of Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 as a leading silk in defamation/privacy and sport.

Chambers: “a clear, punchy advocate … ” (Defamation/Privacy); “Pragmatic, sharp and good on his feet …” (Sport)

Legal 500: a “user-friendly lateral thinker”

Previous editions have said:

“Fantastically personable with tons of charisma, and wit to go with it … becoming quite a star” (Defamation/Privacy). “one of the country’s leading sports practitioners” (Sport)

recommended by opponents as being ‘extraordinarily silver-tongued in his addresses and great at identifying key issues’”: “quick on the uptake and rarely bested” (Sport)

“simply superb in court.” “Top-notch” … deep understanding of the laws surrounding privacy …. “gets to the point, is thorough, polished and simply irresistible” (Defamation/Privacy)

“‘a charmer’…’thoughtful and creative’ whose “reputation continues to rocket” and  “extremely client friendly but nevertheless an aggressive advocate”

Languages

French

Memberships

Bencher of Gray's Inn

Featured Cases

ABC Ltd v Y

[2010] EWHC 3176 (Ch); [2011] 4 All ER 113 06/12/2010

Atlantis World Group of Companies NV & Another v Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso SpA

[2008] EWHC 1323 (QB); [2009] EMLR 15 16/05/2008

CC v AB

[2006] EWHC 3083 (QB); [2007] EMLR 312; [2007] 2 FLR 301; The Times 5 Dec 2006 04/12/2006

Fulham FC v West Ham United

[2011] ISLR, SLR-1 19/04/2010

Mosley v News Group Newspapers Ltd (No 3)

[2008] EWHC 1777 (QB); [2008] EMLR 20; The Times, 30 July 2008 24/07/2008

Murray v Big Pictures (UK) Ltd (CA)

[2008] EWCA Civ 446; [2008] 3 WLR 1360; [2008] EMLR 399; [2008] EHRR 736; [2008] 2 FLR 599; [2008] HRLR 33; [2008] UKHRR 736; The Times, 12 May 2008 07/05/2008

Qema v News Group Newspapers Ltd

[2012] EWHC 1146 (QB) 02/05/2012

Cases

Defamation

Miller v Associated Newspapers Ltd (CA)

[2014] EWCA Civ 39 24/01/2014

Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Co v Al Refai

[2013] EWHC 1630 (Comm) 12/06/2013

Miller v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2012] EWHC 3721 (QB) 21/12/2012

Qadir v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2012] EWHC 2606 (QB); [2013] EMLR 15 05/10/2012

Foley & Others v Lord Ashcroft

[2012] EWCA Civ 423; [2012] EMLR 25 04/04/2012

Church v MGN Limited

[2012] EWHC 693 (QB); [2012] EMLR 28 28/03/2012

Dell’Olio v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2011] EWHC 3272 (QB) 20/12/2011

Dominic Raab MP v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2011] EWHC 3375 (QB) 15/12/2011

McKeown v Attheraces Ltd (No 2)

[2011] EWHC 3232 (QB) 07/12/2011

Miller v Associated Newspapers Limited (No 2)

[2011] EWHC 2677 (QB) 11/11/2011

Lait v Evening Standard Ltd (CA)

[2011] EWCA Civ 859; [2011] 1 WLR 2973; [2012] EMLR 4 28/07/2011

Ashcroft v Foley & Others (No 2)

[2011] EWHC 1710 (QB); [2011] EMLR 30 01/07/2011

Henry v News Group Newspapers Ltd (No 3)

[2011] EWHC 1058 (QB) 20/04/2011

Ashcroft v Foley & Ors

[2011] EWHC 292 (QB) 17/02/2011

McKeown v Attheraces Ltd

[2011] EWHC 179 (QB); [2011] ISLR, SLR-163 07/02/2011

Lait v Evening Standard Ltd (No 2)

[2010] EWHC 3239 (QB) 09/12/2010

Miller v Associated Newspapers Limited

[2010] EWHC 700 31/03/2010

Lait v Evening Standard Ltd

[2010] EWHC 642 (QB) 25/03/2010

Winslet v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2009] EWHC 2735 (QB); [2010] EMLR 11 03/11/2009

Kahangi & Ors v Nourizadeh

[2009] EWHC 2451 (QB) 09/10/2009

Atlantis World Group of Companies NV & Another v Gruppo Editoriale L’Espresso SpA

[2008] EWHC 1323 (QB); [2009] EMLR 15 16/05/2008

Adelson v Associated Newspapers Ltd (No 3)

[2008] EWHC 278 (QB); [2009] EMLR 10 19/02/2008

Ivereigh v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2008] EWHC 339 (QB) 12/02/2008

Blackwell v Bates & Ors

[2007] EWHC 3098 (QB) 21/12/2007

Adelson v Associated Newspapers Ltd (No. 2)

[2007] EWHC 3028 (QB) 19/12/2007

Adelson v Associated Newspapers Ltd (CA)

[2007] EWCA Civ 701; [2008] 1 WLR 585; [2007] 4 All ER 330; [2008] EMLR 324; The Times, 18 July 2007 09/07/2007

Adelson v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2007] EWHC 997 (QB); The Times, 10 May 2007 01/05/2007

Loughton Contracts Plc v Dun & Bradstreet Ltd

[2006] EWHC 1224 (QB) 25/05/2006

Miller v Associated Newspapers Ltd (No.4)

[2005] EWHC 773 (QB) 22/04/2005

Miller v Associated Newspapers Ltd (No.3)

[2005] EWHC 557 (QB) 08/04/2005

Miller v Associated Newspapers Ltd (No.2)

[2005] EWHC 21 (QB) 18/01/2005

Powell v Boladz & others

[2003] EWHC 2160 (QB) 19/09/2003

Al Rajhi Banking & Investment Corporation v Wall Street Journal Europe (No.2)

[2003] EWHC 1776 (QB) 21/07/2003

Al Rajhi Banking & Investment Corp v Wall Street Journal Europe

[2003] EWHC 1358 (QB) 12/06/2003

Bennett & Another v BBC & Another

[2003] EWHC 553 (QB) 20/03/2003

MacIntyre v Phillips

[2002] EWCA Civ 1087; [2003] EMLR 194 24/07/2002

Mark v Associated Newspapers Limited

[2002] EWCA Civ 772; [2002] EMLR 839 30/05/2002

Kinch v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2002] EWHC 1020 (QB) 29/04/2002

Ferguson v Associated Newspapers Limited

15/03/2002 15/03/2002

Baldwin v Rusbridger

[2001] EMLR 1062 09/07/2001

O’Shea v MGN Limited

[2001] EMLR 943 05/03/2001

Gilbert v MGN Ltd

[2000] EMLR 680 17/04/2000

GKR Karate v Yorkshire Post Ltd (No 2)

[2000] EWHC 180 (QB); [2000] EMLR 410 17/01/2000

GKR Karate v Yorkshire Post Ltd

[2000] 1 WLR 2571; [2000] 2 All ER 931; [2000] EMLR 396 11/01/2000

Norman v Future Publishing

[1998] EWCA Civ 161; [1999] EMLR 325 19/11/1998

Service Corporation International plc & Anor v Channel Four Television & Anor

[1999] EMLR 83 12/05/1998

Aitken v Preston and Others

[1997] EMLR 415 15/05/1997

Jones v Pollard

[1996] EWCA Civ 1186; [1997] EMLR 233 12/12/1996

Charlton v EMAP plc and others

(1993) TLR 333 23/05/1993

Warren v Marsh

30/10/1992 30/10/1992

ex parte Coventry Newspapers Ltd

[1993] QB 278 24/07/1992

Brent Walker Group Plc v Time Out Ltd

[1991] 2 QB 33 21/11/1990

US Tobacco v BBC

[1998] EMLR 816 11/03/1988

Barnett v Crozier

[1987] 1 WLR 272 11/12/1986

Privacy and Confidence

Hutcheson v News Group Newspapers Ltd

[2011] EWCA Civ 808; [2012] EMLR 2; [2012] UKHRR 1329 19/07/2011

ABC Ltd v Y

[2010] EWHC 3176 (Ch); [2011] 4 All ER 113 06/12/2010

AMM v HXW

[2010] EWHC 2457 (QB) 07/10/2010

Fulham FC v West Ham United

[2011] ISLR, SLR-1 19/04/2010

HMRC v Banerjee

[2009] EWHC 1229 (Ch); [2009] EMLR 24 19/06/2009

Mosley v News Group Newspapers Ltd (No 3)

[2008] EWHC 1777 (QB); [2008] EMLR 20; The Times, 30 July 2008 24/07/2008

Mosley v News Group Newspapers Ltd (No 2)

[2008] EWHC 2341 01/07/2008

Murray v Big Pictures (UK) Ltd (CA)

[2008] EWCA Civ 446; [2008] 3 WLR 1360; [2008] EMLR 399; [2008] EHRR 736; [2008] 2 FLR 599; [2008] HRLR 33; [2008] UKHRR 736; The Times, 12 May 2008 07/05/2008

Ivereigh v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2008] EWHC 339 (QB) 12/02/2008

Murray v Express Newspapers plc & Another

[2007] EWHC 1908 (Ch); [2007] EMLR 583; [2007] 3 FCR 331; [2007] HRLR 44; [2007] UKHRR 1322; [2007] Fam Law 1073; (2007) 157 NLJ 1199; (2008) 1 FLR 704; The Times, 4 October 2007 07/08/2007

T (by her litigation friend the Official Solicitor) v BBC

[2007] EWHC 1683 (QB) 11/07/2007

HRH The Prince of Wales v Associated Newspapers (No.3) (CA)

[2006] EWCA Civ 1776; [2008] Ch 57; [2007] 3 WLR 222; [2007] 2 All ER 139; [2008] EMLR 121; The Times, 28 Dec 2006 21/12/2006

CC v AB

[2006] EWHC 3083 (QB); [2007] EMLR 312; [2007] 2 FLR 301; The Times 5 Dec 2006 04/12/2006

Norfolk County Council v Webster & Others

[2006] EWHC 2733 (Fam); [2007] EMLR 199; (2007) HRLR 3 02/11/2006

John v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2006] EWHC 1611 (QB); [2006] EMLR 772 23/06/2006

HRH The Prince of Wales v Associated Newspapers Ltd (No 3)

[2006] EWHC 522 (Ch); [2008] EMLR 66 17/03/2006

HRH The Prince of Wales v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2006] EWHC 11 (Ch) 13/01/2006

Re Roddy (A Minor); Torbay Borough Council v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2003] EWHC 2927 (Fam); [2004] EMLR 127; [2004] 1 FCR 481 02/12/2003

Lord Ashcroft v Attorney General & Others

05/06/2003 05/06/2003

Tolkien v Birmingham Sunday Mercury

24/05/2003 24/05/2003

Covance Laboratories v J

20 & 27 March 2003 27/03/2003

Campbell v MGN Ltd (CA)

[2002] EWCA Civ 1373; [2003] QB 658; [2003] 2 WLR 80; [2003] EMLR 39 14/10/2002

Jockey Club v Buffham

[2002] EWHC 1866 (QB); [2003] QB 462; [2003] 2 WLR 178; [2003] EMLR 111 12/09/2002

Campbell v MGN Ltd (QBD)

[2002] EWHC 499 (QB); [2002] EMLR 617 27/03/2002

RWD Technologies Ltd v Gibbs & Others

[2002] 8 CL 42 12/12/2001

Imutran Ltd v Uncaged Campaigns Ltd

[2001] EWHC 31 (Ch); [2001] 2 All ER 385; [2001] EMLR 563; [2002] FSR 20 11/01/2001

Service Corp International plc & Anor v Channel Four Television Corp & Anor

[1999] EMLR 83 11/05/1999

Bunn v BBC

[1998] EMLR 846; [1998] 3 All ER 552; [1999] FSR 70 19/06/1998

Service Corporation International plc & Anor v Channel Four Television & Anor

[1999] EMLR 83 12/05/1998

In re a Company’s Application

[1989] Ch 477 01/02/1989

Sports Law

Handsworth Football Club v Football Assocation

11/07/2012 11/07/2012

McKeown v Attheraces Ltd

[2011] EWHC 179 (QB); [2011] ISLR, SLR-163 07/02/2011

Fulham FC v West Ham United

[2011] ISLR, SLR-1 19/04/2010

McKeown v British Horseracing Authority

[2010] EWHC 508 (QB); [2010] ISLR, SLR-87 12/03/2010

Walker v Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

[2007] UKPC 64 21/11/2007

Horseracing Regulatory Authority v Byrne & Others

20/04/2007 20/04/2007

Horseracing Regulatory Authority v Fitzpatrick & Others

16/02/2007 16/02/2007

Fallon v Horseracing Regulatory Authority

[2006] EWHC 2030 (QB); [2007] ISLR, SLR-1; (2006) SLJR 10 28/07/2006

Mullins v Macfarlane & The Jockey Club

[2006] EWHC 986 (QB); [2006] ISLR, SLR-65; (2006) SLJR 4 05/05/2006

Jockey Club v Keightley & others

23/12/2005 23/12/2005

R (Mullins) v Appeal Board of the Jockey Club

[2005] EWHC 2197 (Admin); [2006] ISLR, SLR-30; (2006) ACD 2; The Times, 24 October 2005 17/10/2005

Jockey Club v Carter & Others

04/10/2005 04/10/2005

Bradley v The Jockey Club (No.3)

[2005] EWCA Civ 1056; [2006] ISLR, SLR-1; The Times, 14 July 2005 12/07/2005

Bradley v The Jockey Club (No.2)

[2005] EWCA Civ 851 28/06/2005

Bradley v Jockey Club

[2004] EWHC 2164 (QB); (2004) SLJR 12; (2004) ISLR, SLR-1 01/10/2004

Mullins v Jockey Club

20/08/2004 20/08/2004

Jockey Club v Bradley

[2003] ISLR, SLR-71 05/03/2003

Jockey Club v Buffham

[2002] EWHC 1866 (QB); [2003] QB 462; [2003] 2 WLR 178; [2003] EMLR 111 12/09/2002

Ferguson v Associated Newspapers Limited

15/03/2002 15/03/2002

GKR Karate v Yorkshire Post Ltd (No 2)

[2000] EWHC 180 (QB); [2000] EMLR 410 17/01/2000

Petronelli v Collins

11/04/1995 11/04/1995

Warren v Marsh

30/10/1992 30/10/1992

Prowess Racing Ltd v Jason Plato

22/03/1990 22/03/1990

Intellectual Property

HRH The Prince of Wales v Associated Newspapers (No.3) (CA)

[2006] EWCA Civ 1776; [2008] Ch 57; [2007] 3 WLR 222; [2007] 2 All ER 139; [2008] EMLR 121; The Times, 28 Dec 2006 21/12/2006

HRH The Prince of Wales v Associated Newspapers Ltd (No 3)

[2006] EWHC 522 (Ch); [2008] EMLR 66 17/03/2006

HRH The Prince of Wales v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2006] EWHC 11 (Ch) 13/01/2006

RWD Technologies Ltd v Gibbs & Others

[2002] 8 CL 42 12/12/2001

Imutran Ltd v Uncaged Campaigns Ltd

[2001] EWHC 31 (Ch); [2001] 2 All ER 385; [2001] EMLR 563; [2002] FSR 20 11/01/2001

Service Corp International plc & Anor v Channel Four Television Corp & Anor

[1999] EMLR 83 11/05/1999

Service Corporation International plc & Anor v Channel Four Television & Anor

[1999] EMLR 83 12/05/1998

Data Protection

Quinton v Peirce & Cooper

[2009] EWHC 912 (QB); [2009] FSR 17 30/04/2009

Murray v Big Pictures (UK) Ltd (CA)

[2008] EWCA Civ 446; [2008] 3 WLR 1360; [2008] EMLR 399; [2008] EHRR 736; [2008] 2 FLR 599; [2008] HRLR 33; [2008] UKHRR 736; The Times, 12 May 2008 07/05/2008

Murray v Express Newspapers plc & Another

[2007] EWHC 1908 (Ch); [2007] EMLR 583; [2007] 3 FCR 331; [2007] HRLR 44; [2007] UKHRR 1322; [2007] Fam Law 1073; (2007) 157 NLJ 1199; (2008) 1 FLR 704; The Times, 4 October 2007 07/08/2007

Lord Ashcroft v Attorney General & Others

05/06/2003 05/06/2003

Campbell v MGN Ltd (CA)

[2002] EWCA Civ 1373; [2003] QB 658; [2003] 2 WLR 80; [2003] EMLR 39 14/10/2002

Campbell v MGN Ltd (QBD)

[2002] EWHC 499 (QB); [2002] EMLR 617 27/03/2002

Reporting the Courts

Qadir v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2012] EWHC 2606 (QB); [2013] EMLR 15 05/10/2012

Church v MGN Limited

[2012] EWHC 693 (QB); [2012] EMLR 28 28/03/2012

ABC Ltd v Y

[2010] EWHC 3176 (Ch); [2011] 4 All ER 113 06/12/2010

HMRC v Banerjee

[2009] EWHC 1229 (Ch); [2009] EMLR 24 19/06/2009

Ivereigh v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2008] EWHC 339 (QB) 12/02/2008

Norfolk County Council v Webster & Others

[2006] EWHC 2733 (Fam); [2007] EMLR 199; (2007) HRLR 3 02/11/2006

HRH The Prince of Wales v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2006] EWHC 11 (Ch) 13/01/2006

Re Roddy (A Minor); Torbay Borough Council v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2003] EWHC 2927 (Fam); [2004] EMLR 127; [2004] 1 FCR 481 02/12/2003

Essex County Council v Mirror Group Newspapers Limited

[1996] 1 FLR 585; [1996] 2 FCR 831; [1996] Fam Law 270 27/10/1995

Administrative Law

R (UK2 Telecom Limited) v Sir Hayden Phillips, Independent Reviewer of ASA Adjudications

16/08/2012

R (Associated Newspapers Ltd) v Rt Hon Sir Brian Leveson (as Chairman of the Leveson Inquiry)

[2012] EWHC 57 (Admin) 20/01/2012

R (Bonhoeffer) v GMC

[2011] EWHC 1585 (Admin) 21/06/2011

Mullins v Macfarlane & The Jockey Club

[2006] EWHC 986 (QB); [2006] ISLR, SLR-65; (2006) SLJR 4 05/05/2006

R (Mullins) v Appeal Board of the Jockey Club

[2005] EWHC 2197 (Admin); [2006] ISLR, SLR-30; (2006) ACD 2; The Times, 24 October 2005 17/10/2005

Bradley v The Jockey Club (No.3)

[2005] EWCA Civ 1056; [2006] ISLR, SLR-1; The Times, 14 July 2005 12/07/2005

R (Persey) v Secretary of State for Environment Food and Rural Affairs

[2002] EWHC 371 (Admin); [2003] QB 794; [2002] 3 WLR 704 15/03/2002

Contempt

Jockey Club v Buffham

[2002] EWHC 1866 (QB); [2003] QB 462; [2003] 2 WLR 178; [2003] EMLR 111 12/09/2002

Attorney-General v MGN Ltd

[2002] EWHC 907 (Admin) 19/04/2002

Attorney-General v News Group Newspapers Ltd

[1987] QB 1 30/04/1986

Copyright

HRH The Prince of Wales v Associated Newspapers (No.3) (CA)

[2006] EWCA Civ 1776; [2008] Ch 57; [2007] 3 WLR 222; [2007] 2 All ER 139; [2008] EMLR 121; The Times, 28 Dec 2006 21/12/2006

HRH The Prince of Wales v Associated Newspapers Ltd (No 3)

[2006] EWHC 522 (Ch); [2008] EMLR 66 17/03/2006

HRH The Prince of Wales v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2006] EWHC 11 (Ch) 13/01/2006

RWD Technologies Ltd v Gibbs & Others

[2002] 8 CL 42 12/12/2001

Service Corp International plc & Anor v Channel Four Television Corp & Anor

[1999] EMLR 83 11/05/1999

Service Corporation International plc & Anor v Channel Four Television & Anor

[1999] EMLR 83 12/05/1998

Entertainment Law

Service Corporation International plc & Anor v Channel Four Television & Anor

[1999] EMLR 83 12/05/1998

Foreign Jurisdictions

Petronelli v Collins

11/04/1995 11/04/1995

Attorney-General of New Zealand v Ortiz

[1984] AC 1; [1984] 2 WLR 809; [1983] 2 All ER 93; [1983] 2 Lloyd's Rep 265 21/04/1983

General Common Law

Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Co v Al Refai

[2013] EWHC 1630 (Comm) 12/06/2013

Handsworth Football Club v Football Assocation

11/07/2012 11/07/2012

Qema v News Group Newspapers Ltd

[2012] EWHC 1146 (QB) 02/05/2012

Hunt v AB

[2009] EWCA Civ 1092; The Times, 28 October 2009 22/10/2009

Walker v Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

[2007] UKPC 64 21/11/2007

Bradley v Jockey Club

[2004] EWHC 2164 (QB); (2004) SLJR 12; (2004) ISLR, SLR-1 01/10/2004

Butters v Clarkson

21/05/2003 21/05/2003

Service Corporation International plc & Anor v Channel Four Television & Anor

[1999] EMLR 83 12/05/1998

Attorney-General of New Zealand v Ortiz

[1984] AC 1; [1984] 2 WLR 809; [1983] 2 All ER 93; [1983] 2 Lloyd's Rep 265 21/04/1983

Harassment

CC v AB

[2006] EWHC 3083 (QB); [2007] EMLR 312; [2007] 2 FLR 301; The Times 5 Dec 2006 04/12/2006

Human Rights

Dell’Olio v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2011] EWHC 3272 (QB) 20/12/2011

Miller v Associated Newspapers Limited (No 2)

[2011] EWHC 2677 (QB) 11/11/2011

R (Bonhoeffer) v GMC

[2011] EWHC 1585 (Admin) 21/06/2011

Mosley v News Group Newspapers Ltd (No 3)

[2008] EWHC 1777 (QB); [2008] EMLR 20; The Times, 30 July 2008 24/07/2008

Mosley v News Group Newspapers Ltd (No 2)

[2008] EWHC 2341 01/07/2008

Ivereigh v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2008] EWHC 339 (QB) 12/02/2008

T (by her litigation friend the Official Solicitor) v BBC

[2007] EWHC 1683 (QB) 11/07/2007

HRH The Prince of Wales v Associated Newspapers (No.3) (CA)

[2006] EWCA Civ 1776; [2008] Ch 57; [2007] 3 WLR 222; [2007] 2 All ER 139; [2008] EMLR 121; The Times, 28 Dec 2006 21/12/2006

CC v AB

[2006] EWHC 3083 (QB); [2007] EMLR 312; [2007] 2 FLR 301; The Times 5 Dec 2006 04/12/2006

Norfolk County Council v Webster & Others

[2006] EWHC 2733 (Fam); [2007] EMLR 199; (2007) HRLR 3 02/11/2006

R (Mullins) v Appeal Board of the Jockey Club

[2005] EWHC 2197 (Admin); [2006] ISLR, SLR-30; (2006) ACD 2; The Times, 24 October 2005 17/10/2005

Bradley v The Jockey Club (No.2)

[2005] EWCA Civ 851 28/06/2005

Bradley v Jockey Club

[2004] EWHC 2164 (QB); (2004) SLJR 12; (2004) ISLR, SLR-1 01/10/2004

Mullins v Jockey Club

20/08/2004 20/08/2004

Re Roddy (A Minor); Torbay Borough Council v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2003] EWHC 2927 (Fam); [2004] EMLR 127; [2004] 1 FCR 481 02/12/2003

Powell v Boladz & others

[2003] EWHC 2160 (QB) 19/09/2003

Al Rajhi Banking & Investment Corp v Wall Street Journal Europe

[2003] EWHC 1358 (QB) 12/06/2003

Lord Ashcroft v Attorney General & Others

05/06/2003 05/06/2003

Jockey Club v Bradley

[2003] ISLR, SLR-71 05/03/2003

Campbell v MGN Ltd (CA)

[2002] EWCA Civ 1373; [2003] QB 658; [2003] 2 WLR 80; [2003] EMLR 39 14/10/2002

Jockey Club v Buffham

[2002] EWHC 1866 (QB); [2003] QB 462; [2003] 2 WLR 178; [2003] EMLR 111 12/09/2002

Mark v Associated Newspapers Limited

[2002] EWCA Civ 772; [2002] EMLR 839 30/05/2002

Campbell v MGN Ltd (QBD)

[2002] EWHC 499 (QB); [2002] EMLR 617 27/03/2002

R (Persey) v Secretary of State for Environment Food and Rural Affairs

[2002] EWHC 371 (Admin); [2003] QB 794; [2002] 3 WLR 704 15/03/2002

Baldwin v Rusbridger

[2001] EMLR 1062 09/07/2001

O’Shea v MGN Limited

[2001] EMLR 943 05/03/2001

Imutran Ltd v Uncaged Campaigns Ltd

[2001] EWHC 31 (Ch); [2001] 2 All ER 385; [2001] EMLR 563; [2002] FSR 20 11/01/2001

Service Corp International plc & Anor v Channel Four Television Corp & Anor

[1999] EMLR 83 11/05/1999

Barnett v Crozier

[1987] 1 WLR 272 11/12/1986

Injunctive Relief

Hutcheson v News Group Newspapers Ltd

[2011] EWCA Civ 808; [2012] EMLR 2; [2012] UKHRR 1329 19/07/2011

AMM v HXW

[2010] EWHC 2457 (QB) 07/10/2010

T (by her litigation friend the Official Solicitor) v BBC

[2007] EWHC 1683 (QB) 11/07/2007

CC v AB

[2006] EWHC 3083 (QB); [2007] EMLR 312; [2007] 2 FLR 301; The Times 5 Dec 2006 04/12/2006

John v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2006] EWHC 1611 (QB); [2006] EMLR 772 23/06/2006

HRH The Prince of Wales v Associated Newspapers Ltd (No 3)

[2006] EWHC 522 (Ch); [2008] EMLR 66 17/03/2006

Covance Laboratories v J

20 & 27 March 2003 27/03/2003

Jockey Club v Buffham

[2002] EWHC 1866 (QB); [2003] QB 462; [2003] 2 WLR 178; [2003] EMLR 111 12/09/2002

RWD Technologies Ltd v Gibbs & Others

[2002] 8 CL 42 12/12/2001

Imutran Ltd v Uncaged Campaigns Ltd

[2001] EWHC 31 (Ch); [2001] 2 All ER 385; [2001] EMLR 563; [2002] FSR 20 11/01/2001

Service Corp International plc & Anor v Channel Four Television Corp & Anor

[1999] EMLR 83 11/05/1999

Bunn v BBC

[1998] EMLR 846; [1998] 3 All ER 552; [1999] FSR 70 19/06/1998

Service Corporation International plc & Anor v Channel Four Television & Anor

[1999] EMLR 83 12/05/1998

Essex County Council v Mirror Group Newspapers Limited

[1996] 1 FLR 585; [1996] 2 FCR 831; [1996] Fam Law 270 27/10/1995

Prowess Racing Ltd v Jason Plato

22/03/1990 22/03/1990

In re a Company’s Application

[1989] Ch 477 01/02/1989

Attorney-General v News Group Newspapers Ltd

[1987] QB 1 30/04/1986

Malicious Falsehood

Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Co v Al Refai

[2013] EWHC 1630 (Comm) 12/06/2013

Quinton v Peirce & Cooper

[2009] EWHC 912 (QB); [2009] FSR 17 30/04/2009

Media Law

Miller v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2012] EWHC 3721 (QB) 21/12/2012

Qadir v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2012] EWHC 2606 (QB); [2013] EMLR 15 05/10/2012

R (UK2 Telecom Limited) v Sir Hayden Phillips, Independent Reviewer of ASA Adjudications

16/08/2012

Qema v News Group Newspapers Ltd

[2012] EWHC 1146 (QB) 02/05/2012

Foley & Others v Lord Ashcroft

[2012] EWCA Civ 423; [2012] EMLR 25 04/04/2012

R (Associated Newspapers Ltd) v Rt Hon Sir Brian Leveson (as Chairman of the Leveson Inquiry)

[2012] EWHC 57 (Admin) 20/01/2012

Dell’Olio v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2011] EWHC 3272 (QB) 20/12/2011

Dominic Raab MP v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2011] EWHC 3375 (QB) 15/12/2011

McKeown v Attheraces Ltd (No 2)

[2011] EWHC 3232 (QB) 07/12/2011

Miller v Associated Newspapers Limited (No 2)

[2011] EWHC 2677 (QB) 11/11/2011

Lait v Evening Standard Ltd (CA)

[2011] EWCA Civ 859; [2011] 1 WLR 2973; [2012] EMLR 4 28/07/2011

Ashcroft v Foley & Others (No 2)

[2011] EWHC 1710 (QB); [2011] EMLR 30 01/07/2011

Ashcroft v Foley & Ors

[2011] EWHC 292 (QB) 17/02/2011

Lait v Evening Standard Ltd (No 2)

[2010] EWHC 3239 (QB) 09/12/2010

AMM v HXW

[2010] EWHC 2457 (QB) 07/10/2010

Miller v Associated Newspapers Limited

[2010] EWHC 700 31/03/2010

Lait v Evening Standard Ltd

[2010] EWHC 642 (QB) 25/03/2010

Winslet v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2009] EWHC 2735 (QB); [2010] EMLR 11 03/11/2009

Mosley v News Group Newspapers Ltd (No 3)

[2008] EWHC 1777 (QB); [2008] EMLR 20; The Times, 30 July 2008 24/07/2008

Mosley v News Group Newspapers Ltd (No 2)

[2008] EWHC 2341 01/07/2008

Murray v Big Pictures (UK) Ltd (CA)

[2008] EWCA Civ 446; [2008] 3 WLR 1360; [2008] EMLR 399; [2008] EHRR 736; [2008] 2 FLR 599; [2008] HRLR 33; [2008] UKHRR 736; The Times, 12 May 2008 07/05/2008

Adelson v Associated Newspapers Ltd (No 3)

[2008] EWHC 278 (QB); [2009] EMLR 10 19/02/2008

Blackwell v Bates & Ors

[2007] EWHC 3098 (QB) 21/12/2007

Adelson v Associated Newspapers Ltd (No. 2)

[2007] EWHC 3028 (QB) 19/12/2007

Murray v Express Newspapers plc & Another

[2007] EWHC 1908 (Ch); [2007] EMLR 583; [2007] 3 FCR 331; [2007] HRLR 44; [2007] UKHRR 1322; [2007] Fam Law 1073; (2007) 157 NLJ 1199; (2008) 1 FLR 704; The Times, 4 October 2007 07/08/2007

T (by her litigation friend the Official Solicitor) v BBC

[2007] EWHC 1683 (QB) 11/07/2007

Adelson v Associated Newspapers Ltd (CA)

[2007] EWCA Civ 701; [2008] 1 WLR 585; [2007] 4 All ER 330; [2008] EMLR 324; The Times, 18 July 2007 09/07/2007

Adelson v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2007] EWHC 997 (QB); The Times, 10 May 2007 01/05/2007

HRH The Prince of Wales v Associated Newspapers (No.3) (CA)

[2006] EWCA Civ 1776; [2008] Ch 57; [2007] 3 WLR 222; [2007] 2 All ER 139; [2008] EMLR 121; The Times, 28 Dec 2006 21/12/2006

Norfolk County Council v Webster & Others

[2006] EWHC 2733 (Fam); [2007] EMLR 199; (2007) HRLR 3 02/11/2006

John v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2006] EWHC 1611 (QB); [2006] EMLR 772 23/06/2006

Loughton Contracts Plc v Dun & Bradstreet Ltd

[2006] EWHC 1224 (QB) 25/05/2006

HRH The Prince of Wales v Associated Newspapers Ltd (No 3)

[2006] EWHC 522 (Ch); [2008] EMLR 66 17/03/2006

HRH The Prince of Wales v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2006] EWHC 11 (Ch) 13/01/2006

Miller v Associated Newspapers Ltd (No.4)

[2005] EWHC 773 (QB) 22/04/2005

Miller v Associated Newspapers Ltd (No.3)

[2005] EWHC 557 (QB) 08/04/2005

Miller v Associated Newspapers Ltd (No.2)

[2005] EWHC 21 (QB) 18/01/2005

Re Roddy (A Minor); Torbay Borough Council v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2003] EWHC 2927 (Fam); [2004] EMLR 127; [2004] 1 FCR 481 02/12/2003

Powell v Boladz & others

[2003] EWHC 2160 (QB) 19/09/2003

Al Rajhi Banking & Investment Corporation v Wall Street Journal Europe (No.2)

[2003] EWHC 1776 (QB) 21/07/2003

Al Rajhi Banking & Investment Corp v Wall Street Journal Europe

[2003] EWHC 1358 (QB) 12/06/2003

Tolkien v Birmingham Sunday Mercury

24/05/2003 24/05/2003

Butters v Clarkson

21/05/2003 21/05/2003

Bennett & Another v BBC & Another

[2003] EWHC 553 (QB) 20/03/2003

Campbell v MGN Ltd (CA)

[2002] EWCA Civ 1373; [2003] QB 658; [2003] 2 WLR 80; [2003] EMLR 39 14/10/2002

Jockey Club v Buffham

[2002] EWHC 1866 (QB); [2003] QB 462; [2003] 2 WLR 178; [2003] EMLR 111 12/09/2002

Kinch v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2002] EWHC 1020 (QB) 29/04/2002

Attorney-General v MGN Ltd

[2002] EWHC 907 (Admin) 19/04/2002

Campbell v MGN Ltd (QBD)

[2002] EWHC 499 (QB); [2002] EMLR 617 27/03/2002

Ferguson v Associated Newspapers Limited

15/03/2002 15/03/2002

O’Shea v MGN Limited

[2001] EMLR 943 05/03/2001

Gilbert v MGN Ltd

[2000] EMLR 680 17/04/2000

GKR Karate v Yorkshire Post Ltd (No 2)

[2000] EWHC 180 (QB); [2000] EMLR 410 17/01/2000

GKR Karate v Yorkshire Post Ltd

[2000] 1 WLR 2571; [2000] 2 All ER 931; [2000] EMLR 396 11/01/2000

Service Corp International plc & Anor v Channel Four Television Corp & Anor

[1999] EMLR 83 11/05/1999

Norman v Future Publishing

[1998] EWCA Civ 161; [1999] EMLR 325 19/11/1998

Service Corporation International plc & Anor v Channel Four Television & Anor

[1999] EMLR 83 12/05/1998

Aitken v Preston and Others

[1997] EMLR 415 15/05/1997

Jones v Pollard

[1996] EWCA Civ 1186; [1997] EMLR 233 12/12/1996

Essex County Council v Mirror Group Newspapers Limited

[1996] 1 FLR 585; [1996] 2 FCR 831; [1996] Fam Law 270 27/10/1995

ex parte Coventry Newspapers Ltd

[1993] QB 278 24/07/1992

US Tobacco v BBC

[1998] EMLR 816 11/03/1988

Arbitration

Handsworth Football Club v Football Assocation

11/07/2012 11/07/2012

Fulham FC v West Ham United

[2011] ISLR, SLR-1 19/04/2010

Professional Discipline

R (Bonhoeffer) v GMC

[2011] EWHC 1585 (Admin) 21/06/2011

McKeown v Attheraces Ltd

[2011] EWHC 179 (QB); [2011] ISLR, SLR-163 07/02/2011

Walker v Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (Costs)

[2008] UKPC 20 03/04/2008

Walker v Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

[2007] UKPC 64 21/11/2007

Horseracing Regulatory Authority v Byrne & Others

20/04/2007 20/04/2007

Horseracing Regulatory Authority v Fitzpatrick & Others

16/02/2007 16/02/2007

Fallon v Horseracing Regulatory Authority

[2006] EWHC 2030 (QB); [2007] ISLR, SLR-1; (2006) SLJR 10 28/07/2006

Mullins v Macfarlane & The Jockey Club

[2006] EWHC 986 (QB); [2006] ISLR, SLR-65; (2006) SLJR 4 05/05/2006

Jockey Club v Keightley & others

23/12/2005 23/12/2005

R (Mullins) v Appeal Board of the Jockey Club

[2005] EWHC 2197 (Admin); [2006] ISLR, SLR-30; (2006) ACD 2; The Times, 24 October 2005 17/10/2005

Jockey Club v Carter & Others

04/10/2005 04/10/2005

Bradley v The Jockey Club (No.3)

[2005] EWCA Civ 1056; [2006] ISLR, SLR-1; The Times, 14 July 2005 12/07/2005

Public Law

R (UK2 Telecom Limited) v Sir Hayden Phillips, Independent Reviewer of ASA Adjudications

16/08/2012

R (Bonhoeffer) v GMC

[2011] EWHC 1585 (Admin) 21/06/2011

R (Mullins) v Appeal Board of the Jockey Club

[2005] EWHC 2197 (Admin); [2006] ISLR, SLR-30; (2006) ACD 2; The Times, 24 October 2005 17/10/2005

Bradley v Jockey Club

[2004] EWHC 2164 (QB); (2004) SLJR 12; (2004) ISLR, SLR-1 01/10/2004

R (Persey) v Secretary of State for Environment Food and Rural Affairs

[2002] EWHC 371 (Admin); [2003] QB 794; [2002] 3 WLR 704 15/03/2002

Publishing

Ashcroft v Foley & Others (No 2)

[2011] EWHC 1710 (QB); [2011] EMLR 30 01/07/2011

Mosley v News Group Newspapers Ltd (No 3)

[2008] EWHC 1777 (QB); [2008] EMLR 20; The Times, 30 July 2008 24/07/2008

Atlantis World Group of Companies NV & Another v Gruppo Editoriale L’Espresso SpA

[2008] EWHC 1323 (QB); [2009] EMLR 15 16/05/2008

Murray v Big Pictures (UK) Ltd (CA)

[2008] EWCA Civ 446; [2008] 3 WLR 1360; [2008] EMLR 399; [2008] EHRR 736; [2008] 2 FLR 599; [2008] HRLR 33; [2008] UKHRR 736; The Times, 12 May 2008 07/05/2008

HRH The Prince of Wales v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2006] EWHC 11 (Ch) 13/01/2006

Al Rajhi Banking & Investment Corporation v Wall Street Journal Europe (No.2)

[2003] EWHC 1776 (QB) 21/07/2003

Al Rajhi Banking & Investment Corp v Wall Street Journal Europe

[2003] EWHC 1358 (QB) 12/06/2003

Butters v Clarkson

21/05/2003 21/05/2003

Bennett & Another v BBC & Another

[2003] EWHC 553 (QB) 20/03/2003

Campbell v MGN Ltd (CA)

[2002] EWCA Civ 1373; [2003] QB 658; [2003] 2 WLR 80; [2003] EMLR 39 14/10/2002

Mark v Associated Newspapers Limited

[2002] EWCA Civ 772; [2002] EMLR 839 30/05/2002

Kinch v Associated Newspapers Ltd

[2002] EWHC 1020 (QB) 29/04/2002

Attorney-General v MGN Ltd

[2002] EWHC 907 (Admin) 19/04/2002

Campbell v MGN Ltd (QBD)

[2002] EWHC 499 (QB); [2002] EMLR 617 27/03/2002

Ferguson v Associated Newspapers Limited

15/03/2002 15/03/2002

O’Shea v MGN Limited

[2001] EMLR 943 05/03/2001

Gilbert v MGN Ltd

[2000] EMLR 680 17/04/2000

GKR Karate v Yorkshire Post Ltd (No 2)

[2000] EWHC 180 (QB); [2000] EMLR 410 17/01/2000

GKR Karate v Yorkshire Post Ltd

[2000] 1 WLR 2571; [2000] 2 All ER 931; [2000] EMLR 396 11/01/2000

Norman v Future Publishing

[1998] EWCA Civ 161; [1999] EMLR 325 19/11/1998

Jones v Pollard

[1996] EWCA Civ 1186; [1997] EMLR 233 12/12/1996

Malcolm v Oxford University Press

[1994] EMLR 17 18/12/1990

US Tobacco v BBC

[1998] EMLR 816 11/03/1988

Publications

Sport: Law and Practice, 3rd edition

By Mark Warby QC. 31 Jan 2014

Blackstone's Guide to the Defamation Act 2013

By Mark Warby QC. 19 Sep 2013

Data protection and the prank callers

By Mark Warby QC. 12 Dec 2012

Merchandising Fame

By Mark Warby QC. 22 Nov 2005

A review of recent developments in the law of privacy and the media

By Mark Warby QC. 26 Jan 2005

Subject Access and Government Secrecy

By Mark Warby QC. 13 Jan 2004

News

2 Dec 2013

High Court hearing in construction industry “blacklisting” claims

UCATT claimants allege breach of confidence and misuse of private information

26 Nov 2013

Mark Warby QC named in Who’s Who Legal

One of the 5 most highly regarded at the UK Bar in Sport and Entertainment

20 Sep 2013

Social media marketing: new legal guide

5RB barristers contribute to Vocus 'Whitepaper'

19 Sep 2013

Blackstone’s Guide to the Defamation Act 2013 published

Guide to the new Act out now

8 Aug 2013

Mark Warby QC to speak at JUSTICE Conference

Freedom of Expression: Leveson and Beyond

12 Apr 2013

5RB silks at 2013 Oxford International Media Moot

Browne, Page and Warby are Price Court judges

26 Feb 2013

PCC: no need for prominence in libel reports

Regulator rejects Ashcroft complaint

26 Nov 2012

Ashcroft cleared of corruption links

Indy's former publisher apologises in court

31 Oct 2012

5RB Sponsors National Pro Bono Centre

Chambers continues support for Pro Bono work as Bronze Sponsor

8 Oct 2012

Mail on Sunday report privilege fails

Judge rules court report articles 'not for the public benefit' and malicious

10 Sep 2012

ASA reviewer to pay judicial review costs

Protocol response 'inadequate' and concession late

23 Mar 2012

5RB silks judge Oxford media moot

Price International Media Law moot 2012

18 Mar 2012

Mail on Sunday apologises to MP

Allegations of sexist bullying withdrawn

20 Jan 2012

Leveson challenge dismissed

Administrative Court upholds anonymous evidence decision

3 Jan 2012

5RB barristers join Sport Resolutions panels

Mark Warby QC and Stephen Bate appointed

20 Dec 2011

Nancy no gold-digger says Judge, dismissing Dell’Olio claim

Threshold of seriousness explained in 'man-eater' case

14 Dec 2011

Eleven banned in racing corruption enquiry

Jockeys and gamblers found guilty of conspiracy

28 Oct 2011

5RB tops Chambers and Partners 2012

Adam Wolanski wins Defamation and Privacy Junior Barrister of the Year

29 Sep 2011

Leveson Inquiry: 2nd Teaching Session held

5RB's Mark Warby QC assists Panel

27 Sep 2011

‘Truly experts’

The Legal 500 review 2012

22 Jul 2011

Privacy law: the tweet

As promised, Mark Warby QC summarises the law in 140 characters

22 Jun 2011

Privacy law in 10 minutes: the blog

Next week: privacy law in 140 characters

21 Jun 2011

Launch of Early Resolution CIC

New arbitration service for libel disputes

9 Jun 2011

The Sun apologises to ‘Baby P’ social worker

Sylvia Henry wrongly targeted by The Sun

24 May 2011

Ramsay father-in-law fails in Court of Appeal

Eady J decison to refuse privacy injunction in relation to secret second family upheld

17 Mar 2011

New edition of privacy book published

Second edition of Tugendhat & Christie: The Law of Privacy and the Media published

9 Dec 2010

Former MP loses ‘expenses’ libel claim

Evening Standard Ltd succeeds on summary judgment application

12 Nov 2010

Sun apologises for body scanner libel

Security man accepts £45,000 compensation

5 Nov 2010

5RB tops directory ranking

Chambers & Partners 2011 edition praises set

25 Mar 2010

Expenses MP in libel setback

Aggravated damages principles clarified as Eady J strikes out meanings

16 Mar 2010

Jockey fails in BHA claim

High Court upholds main findings but orders re-hearing on new evidence and length of ban

12 Nov 2009

5RB tops Chambers & Partners review

Set and 21 barristers praised in Chambers UK 2010 Directory

9 Nov 2009

Richard Parkes QC joins the bench

Judicial appointments at 5RB

3 Nov 2009

Kate Winslet wins libel apology ruling

Statements in Open Court available under offer of amends regime

24 Sep 2009

Legal 500 2009 review praises 5RB

21 barristers recommended by legal directory in defamation, privacy, media, entertainment and sport

21 Jul 2009

Horseracing inquiry ends with admissions

Krypton Four” penalised for inside information breaches

30 Jan 2009

Claimant wins abortion libel case

Former Cardinal's spokesman wins £30k damages from Associated Newspapers

1 Dec 2008

Fallon and BHA settle their differences

Frank admissions” and assurances leave Jockey clear to ride next September

11 Nov 2008

Chambers: 5RB is the ‘gold standard’

Set and 21 barristers praised in Chambers & Partners 2009 Directory

29 Oct 2008

Mark Warby QC to address Data Protection and Privacy Conference

Data Protection and Privacy: The Shifting Landscape, 3 December 2008

28 Oct 2008

Lords refuse leave in Murray

Pushchair privacy claim brought by J.K. Rowling's son to proceed to trial

24 Jul 2008

Max Mosley awarded £60,000

FIA President wins record privacy damages against News Group

14 Jul 2008

Max Mosley privacy trial concludes

5RB's James Price QC and Mark Warby QC deliver closing speeches

1 Jul 2008

Mosley damages claim survives

Attempt to strike out claim for exemplary damages in privacy action fails

16 May 2008

Italian magazine wins in High Court

Judge categorises claim as forum-shopping abuse

7 May 2008

Pushchair privacy appeal succeeds

CA reinstates photograph claim and says it must proceed to trial

19 Mar 2008

Adelson accepts apology, damages

Associated Newspapers apologises to US entrepreneur and settles libel claim

10 Mar 2008

Pushchair privacy case goes to appeal

J.K. Rowling's son seeks to overturn High Court judgment on photograph

29 Feb 2008

Hung jury in abortion libel trial

Cardinal's spokesman suing over hypocrisy allegations faces a retrial

21 Nov 2007

Leading vet in Privy Council victory

Removal from veterinary register reduced to 6-month suspension

8 Nov 2007

5RB tops Chambers & Partners review

20 Barristers rated and recommended in the new annual survey

20 Sep 2007

5RB tops Legal 500

20 Barristers rated and recommended in Defamation, Privacy, Intellectual Property, Sport and Media & Entertainment Law

26 Jun 2007

‘Abuse’ couple win fight to keep their baby

Media present at dramatic end to controversial family case

22 Jun 2007

J. K. Rowling’s son in privacy fight

Photo agency seeks dismissal of claim in relation to pictures of author's child

20 Apr 2007

Racing bans after corruption inquiry

HRA imposes penalties of disqualification, suspension and exclusion

27 Feb 2007

Jockeys banned after corruption inquiry

Four suspended and banned; gamblers warned off

2 Nov 2006

Judge lifts family reporting ban

Media permitted to attend High Court care case for the first time

24 Oct 2006

5RB tops Chambers & Partners review

Nineteen barristers recommended in Annual Survey

27 Sep 2006

5RB tops Legal 500 survey

Twenty barristers recommended across core practice areas

28 Jul 2006

End of the line for Fallon

No further appeal after High Court rejects challenge

13 Jul 2006

Fallon racing ban upheld

HRA Appeal Board rejects jockey's challenge

23 Jun 2006

Sir Elton fails in injunction bid

Court declines to bar photos of star in street

8 May 2006

Trainer’s bid to overturn race result fails

Judge holds that Appeal Board did not act arbitrarily or capriciously

24 Apr 2006

Trainer’s appeal fails

Appeal Board upholds ban in corruption case

17 Mar 2006

Prince fails to stop journals’ trial

... but summary judgment granted against Mail on Sunday on Hong Kong diary

24 Feb 2006

Prince of Wales judgment awaited

Summary Judgment hearing concludes

10 Feb 2006

Prince of Wales case in Court again

Media challenge confidentiality in Mail on Sunday litigation

10 Jan 2006

Inverdale stamping not deliberate

11 week ban for 'reckless' rugby player

19 Dec 2005

Trainer found guilty in corruption case

3 year ban for Keightley

22 Nov 2005

5RB hosts Trade Mark Seminar

3-D and Shape Marks, Olympic Symbols and Merchandising Fame

21 Nov 2005

Sports Law Conference: 30 Nov 2005

Mark Warby QC to address Law for Sports Disciplinary Bodies Conference

24 Oct 2005

Chambers’ Review: 5RB top again

20 barristers recommended for Media, Entertainment, Defamation, Privacy, Intellectual Property & Sports Law

17 Oct 2005

Jockey Club sees off challenge

Appeal Board is not amenable to Judicial Review

21 Sep 2005

5RB tops annual Legal 500 Review

17 barristers named as leaders in their field

30 Apr 2005

Beckhams’ nanny gives undertakings

... but is permitted to repeat information already in the public domain

22 Apr 2005

Indemnity costs in police libel case

Claimant faces enormous costs bill following failure to accept payment in

8 Apr 2005

Court dismisses police claim for libel

Police failures led to the wrongful arrest of the Hamiltons

7 Apr 2005

Smith & Collins Stewart win libel action

Dale Langley & Co make statement in open court

24 Feb 2005

Hamilton ‘rape’ claims in new trial

Libel trial over police investigation of false allegations

24 Jan 2005

Al Rajhi 9/11 claim dismissed

Federal judge clears Saudi bank and criticises 'Golden Chain' document

18 Nov 2004

5RB @ Media Law Conference

Annual Management Forum Conference - 26 January 2005

5 Nov 2004

5RB top in Chambers & Partners Review

Seventeen 5RB members ranked

11 Oct 2004

The new term ahead…

Autumn/Winter 2004 at 5RB

4 Oct 2004

Martin O’Neill wins libel damages from the BBC

Book allegations withdrawn

1 Oct 2004

High Court dismisses Graham Bradley’s appeal

Jockey Club disqualification penalty was lawful

24 Sep 2004

5RB top in Legal 500 Review

15 barristers named as leaders in their field

3 Nov 2003

Royal Controversy

5RB Instructed


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