Luke Browne

Luke Browne

Luke joined 5RB in 2020 upon successful completion of pupillage. His supervisors were Adam Speker QC, Aidan Eardley, Kate Wilson and Jonathan Scherbel-Ball. Cases with which Luke assisted during pupillage included:

Luke was called to the Bar of England and Wales by Middle Temple, where he was a Queen Mother Scholar. He previously worked at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, the Permanent Mission of Ireland to the UN in New York, the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade of Ireland, and the International Rescue Committee, advising on human rights, conflict, humanitarian and UN issues.

Scholarships and Awards

  • Queen Mother Scholarship (Middle Temple)
  • Blackstone Entrance Exhibition (Middle Temple)
  • Robert Gardiner Memorial Scholarship (University of Cambridge)
  • Julian Prize (Trinity College Dublin)
  • Entrance Exhibition Prize (Trinity College Dublin)


2017 Called to the bar


BPP University of Law, London: BPTC
University of Cambridge: MPhil. Politics
Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences-Po): International Diploma
Trinity College Dublin: LLB. Law

Areas of work

Privacy and Confidence
Defamation and Malicious Falsehood
Human Rights
Data Protection and Information Law
Injunctive Relief
Pre-publication Advice
Reporting the Courts and Contempt


Middle Temple

In 5RB News

28 Sep 2020

5RB announces new tenant

Luke Browne joins 5RB from October 1, 2020