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November 1, 2018

5RB top in Chambers & Partners rankings

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5RB the only first-tier set for defamation and privacy in Chambers & Partners, also praised for data protection work


Legal directory Chambers and Partners newest edition has the following praise for Chambers:

5RB is seen by market sources as a “leading set with many heavyweights in the field” of defamation and privacy law and also “boasts a strong presence in the information and data protection spheres.” As stated by one source: “their wealth of experience in media cases gives them the edge, and they’re absolutely steeped in privacy law.”

5RB’s clerking team is described as “Brilliant. Responsive and always helpful” and a team that are “always there,” are “very personable” and “provide lots of support.” Senior clerk Andrew Love is “fantastic, pragmatic and understanding of clients’ needs.”

Defamation and privacy

5RB remains the only tier-one ranked set in this area, being described as having “excellent capabilities in defamation and privacy law.” James Price QCDesmond Browne QCAdrienne Page QCJustin Rushbrooke QCDavid Sherborne, Adam Speker, Adam WolanskiAlexandra MarzecJacob DeanWilliam BennettGodwin Busuttil, Richard Munden, Jonathan Barnes, Victoria Jolliffe, David Hirst, Christina Michalos, Victoria Simon-Shore, Gervase de Wilde, Chloe Strong, Julian Santos and Greg Callus are all recommended in the field of defamation of privacy.

Data protection

5RB was again ranked in this area, being praised for its capacity “to examine the relationship between defamation and data protection.” Justin Rushbrooke QC, Jonathan Barnes, Richard Munden, Jacob Dean, Felicity McMahon and Greg Callus are all recommended in the field of data protection.

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