Five 5RB silks and 11 5RB juniors commended in Who's Who Legal Marketplace Analysis 2020
5RB members feature strongly in the latest Who’s Who Legal‘s Marketplace Analysis 2020 for their “outstanding experience and expertise in a range of issues, including breach of confidence, data protection, libel and misuse of private information.”
The Marketplace Analysis 2020 comments include:
Desmond Browne QC: Peers say that it is “hard to think of any aspect of practice in which he is not in the top three” and note that he has run “a busy and successful practice for decades”
Adrienne Page QC: a key name at the bar when it comes to privacy and defamation matters, earning recognition as “an eminent barrister in the field”
Alexandra Marzec is a “most highly regarded” junior, one of only two in the category.
The Analysis comments of Alexandra that she is “a foremost defamation and privacy junior, well versed in both claimant and defendant work. She exercises “great judgement” on libel, breach of confidence and data protection issues.”
Overall, five 5RB silks are featured in the Marketplace Analysis and 11 5RB juniors.
Highlighted silks include Justin Rushbrooke QC: celebrated as “an outstanding advocate” who has done “excellent work in high-profile privacy matters”
Featured juniors include:
Jane Phillips: “a thorough and reliable barrister” and “a fluent performer in court”. She is praised for being “efficient” and for “finding solutions that work within the business’s objectives”
David Sherborne: over 20 years of experience in defamation and privacy matters. As one source puts it: “What can anyone say? He has a phenomenal practice and is a lawyer to the stars.”
Jonathan Barnes: “an excellent claimant lawyer” whose expertise spans urgent privacy injunctions, blackmail and data protection matters
Aidan Eardley: a “compelling advocate” who “knows everything there is to know in the field”. Sources add: “Judges love his concise advocacy.”
Richard Munden: offers “technical expertise, responsiveness and a commercial approach”. One source calls him “a voice of calm authority for clients”, adding: “He would be my first choice for any media-related issue.”
Kate Wilson: “a very successful defamation junior”, highlighted as “an unassuming and effective advocate” and praised for her “robust and tenacious approach”