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Important announcement – coronavirus

In the light of recent advice from the Government, the Chairman of the Bar and our professional regulator, we have taken the decision to suspend Chambers’ physical operations with effect from close of business today,… Read More »

5RB members praised in Who’s Who Legal 2020

5RB members feature strongly in the latest Who’s Who Legal‘s Marketplace Analysis 2020 for their “outstanding experience and expertise in a range of issues, including breach of confidence, data protection, libel and misuse of private… Read More »

Adam Speker formally takes silk

5RB is delighted to announce that Adam Speker QC formally took silk yesterday. Adam received his letters patent from the Lord Chancellor at the traditional ceremony at Westminster Hall before attending before the Lord Chief… Read More »

5RB is open for business

5RB is open for business and continues in full operation.  All of our barristers are able to attend hearings and meetings with clients via telephone or video conference software. Please continue to assist us by… Read More »

Brexit: business as usual for GDPR

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued a statement (29 January 2020) recording that until 31 December 2020 – the Brexit transition period – data protection law and its enforcement will continue as before.  The… Read More »

New Silk at 5RB

5RB is delighted that Adam Speker has been appointed as Queen’s Counsel. The formal ceremony will be on 16 March 2020. Adam was called to the Bar in 1999 and has practised at 5RB since… Read More »

Season’s Greetings from 5RB

Over the holiday period Chambers will be open on Monday 23rd December 2019 as usual and will re-open on Thursday 2nd January 2020. We will monitor our email throughout the holiday period; however, for any urgent matters, please… Read More »

Credit report not defamatory

In a judgment handed down today, Mr Justice Jay determined preliminary issues in a libel claim brought in respect of a credit report about the Claimant, Triaster Limited, published by Dun & Bradstreet Limited. The… Read More »