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Rebekah Vardy ordered to pay indemnity costs

Mrs Justice Steyn has ordered that Rebekah Vardy should pay Coleen Rooney up to £1.5m of costs following the libel trial. Coleen Rooney succeeded with her truth defence, in a judgment handed down in July…. Read More »

Apology to John Ware

A statement in open court has been made as part of the settlement of the libel claim brought by John Ware, the journalist responsible for the edition of Panorama entitled ‘Is Labour Anti-Semitic?’, against Jewish… Read More »

Second Hearing of Gibraltar public inquiry

The Second Preliminary Hearing in the Inquiry into the Retirement of the Former Commissioner of Police will take place in Gibraltar on Tuesday 20 September 2022.  The Inquiry, chaired by former High Court judge Sir… Read More »

The passing of Queen Elizabeth II

5RB joins with the nation in mourning the passing of Queen Elizabeth II at Balmoral on 8 September 2022 and offers sincere condolences to the Royal Family.

Conference5RB 2022 sold out

On 29th September 2022 we will gather at IET Savoy Place for our full-day event. We have opened a waitlist. If you have not already registered, we encourage you to join the waitlist which we… Read More »

Rachel Riley decision upheld

Judgment was today handed down by the Court of Appeal in the libel case Rachel Riley v Laura Murray. The court upheld the trial decision of Mr Justice Nicklin that defences of truth, honest opinion… Read More »