Year: 2015

Chambers UK Bar Awards 2015

5RB has been shortlisted for Defamation Set of the Year for the 2015 Chambers UK Bar Awards. In addition, Matthew Nicklin QC and Adrienne Page QC are nominated for Silk of the Year and Alexandra Marzec… Read More »

5RB tops Legal 500

5RB is once again ranked in Band 1 for Defamation and Privacy by the Legal 500. Leading silks include Desmond Browne QC (“one of the best in the area”) (Band 1), Adrienne Page QC (“an… Read More »

Parliamentary Election Petition dismissed

A Divisional Court (Popplewell and Jeremy Baker JJ) has dismissed a Parliamentary Election Petition brought against Nadine Dorries, the Conservative MP for Mid Bedfordshire, by Tim Ireland, an unsuccessful independent candidate in the General Election… Read More »

Judgment handed down in Coventry v Lawrence

The Supreme Court this morning handed down its much anticipated judgment in Coventry v Lawrence [2015] UKSC 50. In addition to an appeal on the substantive merits of the case, the Supreme Court was asked to determine… Read More »

Picardo awarded £30,000 in damages

The Chief Minister of Gibraltar, Fabian Picardo QC, has been awarded £30,000 by the Supreme Court of Gibraltar in his libel claim against Spanish Trade Union Manos Limpias and its Secretary General, Miguel Bernad Remon…. Read More »

Service of injunction via Instagram

In DDF v YYZ, an injunction was obtained against an unknown defendant both to prevent harassment via the photo-sharing service Instagram, and to restrain the threatened disclosure of private information. The Claimant also obtained an order… Read More »

5RB at the London Legal Walk

The 5RB team of Adam Speker, Victoria Jolliffe, Felicity McMahon, Chloe Strong, Julian Santos, Greg Callus and Bella (our four-legged team member) took part in the London Legal Walk on Monday 21 May 2015 to raise money for… Read More »