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Jonathan Barnes appointed to QC

5RB is delighted that Jonathan Barnes is included in the announcement of new QCs for 2021. Jonathan has spent his entire career at the Bar with 5RB – joining as a pupil in 1999. Before that he… Read More »

The Times pays libel damages to Barbara Hewson

The Times today stated in its Corrections & Clarifications column that the allegation made in an article published in April 2017 (and until recently on The Times website) that the barrister Barbara Hewson had made… Read More »

Chambers UK Bar Awards 2020

  5RB has been shortlisted for Defamation Set of the Year for the 2020 Chambers UK Bar Awards. In addition, both Adrienne Page QC and William Bennett QC have been shortlisted for Defamation Silk of the… Read More »

5RB announces new tenant

We are pleased to announce that Luke Browne has been offered tenancy after successful completion of pupillage. From October, Luke will join 5RB as our 33rd member of chambers. His supervisors were Adam Speker QC,… Read More »

Jonathan Scherbel-Ball appointed to the B Panel

5RB are delighted to announce that Jonathan Scherbel-Ball has been promoted to the Attorney General’s B Panel of approved Counsel for government work, with effect from 1 September 2020. His appointment will last five years. The Attorney General… Read More »