Defamation Bill Committee update

Joint Committee hears evidence from 5RB's Heads of Chambers

The Joint Defamation Bill Committee has heard oral evidence on the draft Defamation Bill from senior libel lawyers, including 5RB’s joint Heads of Chambers Desmond Browne QC and Adrienne Page QC.

The full session, which took place on 23 June 2011, is available to watch here.

As announced on the 15 June 2011, the deadline for written submissions has been extended to Tuesday 19 July 2011 with the Joint Committee due to report by the end of the October 2011.