Year: 2015

Harassment victim wins libel damages

A Chartered Surveyor who was the victim of a series of defamatory and harassing websites has settled his libel claim against their authors. Ian Phipps has won an apology and substantial damages from Paul Britton… Read More »

5RB Talks: Manchester

5RB completed the third of its 2015 series of talks in Manchester on 29 April. 5RB’s Jonathan Barnes, Richard Munden and Chloe Strong spoke and the evening was moderated by Adrienne Page QC. Jonathan gave… Read More »

5RB arrival: Greg Callus

5RB are pleased to announce that Greg Callus has accepted an offer to join Chambers, having completed a third six pupillage. Greg was educated at Corpus Christi RCHS in Cardiff, the United World College of… Read More »

5RB Quiz 2015

5RB hosted its 9th annual charity pub quiz last night, to raise funds for the Bar Pro Bono Unit and the Free Representation Unit (FRU). Teams from many leading solicitors firms and media organisations competed over seven rounds of… Read More »

Footballer refused privacy injunction

The Claimant (YXB) was a Premiership footballer. He had a sexual encounter with the Defendant (TNO), and they then exchanged sexually charged messages. He sent her sexually explicit photographs and video clips of his body…. Read More »

5RB Talks 2015: Cardiff

The second of 5RB’s 2015 series of talks took place on 12 March in Cardiff. 5RB’s William Bennett, Christina Michalos and David Hirst spoke. William Bennett gave an overview of the Defamation Act 2013 and… Read More »

5RB at the Big Voice London Moots

5RB’s Godwin Busuttil and Felicity McMahon were amongst the judges for the second round of the Big Voice London Mooting Competition 2015. Teams consisted of one BPTC student and one sixth-form student, and each student… Read More »