5RB top in Chambers & Partners Review

Seventeen 5RB members ranked

The 2005 Chambers & Partners Guide has named 5RB as a leading set in Defamation/Privacy and recommended 5RB members as ‘notable practitioners’ in Media & Entertainment.


The independent survey singled out 5RB for praise, recommending seventeen 5RB barristers (including all 6 QCs): more than any other Chambers in this field.


FormidableDesmond Browne QC “wielded his ‘wealth of experience’ in successful privacy and defamation proceedings… representing Diana Rigg and Commander Brian Paddick.


Adrienne Page QC is said to be “closing ‘the gap at the top’” and “admired for her ability to ‘think outside the box’“.


Patrick Milmo QC is “‘superb'” and “offers ‘second-to-none expertise’” and James Price QC is “‘hard-hitting’…’priceless’ and ‘absolutely tenacious in cross examination’.


Mark Warby QC is a “‘charmer’…’thoughtful and creative’ and…someone who offers ‘realistic advice’“, while Richard Parkes QC is “recognised by clients for his immense hard working.


Stephen Bate is “hailed as ‘at the top of his game’“. Alexandra Marzec is a “‘tough cookie’…praised for her ‘punchy style’ and ‘clear analytical approach’.”


David Sherbornepossesses a ‘full book of business’” and “within the libel sphere, he is ‘like a cat with milk’.” Justin Rushbrooke “continues to ‘top the table’“.


Robust” Matthew Nicklin is ‘one of those people who rolls up his sleeves and gets on with it’“, while William Bennett was commended “for his sensible and commercial advice


Godwin Busuttil and Jacob Dean had “earned respect for their clear understanding of the practice area“.


Adam Wolanski was praised for his “‘lucid advice’ on the law.“‘Gutsy’Sara Mansoori  has a “‘great, enthusiastic attitude” and Adam Spekerinspires confidence with his ‘good judgment’“.