5RB welcomes John Stables

New tenant from 1 October 2015

5RB are pleased to announce that John Stables will join Chambers upon successful completion of pupillage, 1st October, 2015.

Before his call to the Bar John spent over 20 years working in media regulation across broadcast and non-broadcast media, most recently for Ofcom where he managed Code of Practice enforcement and policy work for TV and radio content and related matters.

During his pupillage at 5RB John was supervised by William Bennett, Richard MundenJonathan Barnes and David Hirst.

Desmond Browne QC, joint head of Chambers at 5RB said: “John brings to 5RB quite exceptional experience in the regulation of the media and broadcasting. I am confident that our clients will find this of great value. During pupillage John has shown how very well he will fit into 5RB.”

John said “I am thrilled to be taking up tenancy at 5RB.  My pupillage was a terrific experience in which I learnt from wonderful, encouraging supervisors.  I am profoundly grateful to them and to all at 5RB who guided and advised me.  I now look forward to developing my practice in the fascinating and fast-moving area of media law“.

John’s profile can be found here.