Specialists in media and information law
One Brick Court is a leading set of barristers’ chambers practising in all aspects of media and information law, including defamation, privacy, confidence, contempt of court, reporting restrictions, freedom of information and data protection.
Winner of Set of the Year for ‘Defamation and Privacy’ in the Chambers and Partners Bar Awards 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Latest News & Cases
19th October 2016 - Breach of confidence
19th October 2016 - Applications are now open for the next round of One Brick Court's mini-pupillage scheme. Please see our mini-pupillage page for further details on how to apply
4th October 2016 - The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a challenge brought by the radio broadcaster and columnist, Jon Gaunt, against the United Kingdom Government. David Glen acted with David Anderson QC on behalf of the United Kingdom Government in the Strasbourg proceedings.
3rd October 2016 - Chambers is delighted to announce that Claire Overman has accepted an invitation to join 3rd October 2016 - Chambers as a tenant following the successful completion of her pupillage at One Brick Court. Claire studied for a BA in Law (with Law in Europe) and BCL at Keble College, University of Oxford, and Université Panthéon Assas (Paris II). She will practise in all Chambers’ main areas of expertise.
8th September 2016 – A claim brought on ‘right to be forgotten’ grounds in relation to the Google Search service has today been struck out. This was on the basis that Google UK, which does not own or operate the Search service, was not a proper party to the proceedings. The decision comes in the wake of Warby J’s judgment in Richardson v Google UK Ltd  EWHC 3154 (QB) in which the same conclusion was upheld in relation to proceedings concerning the Google Blogger service. Hannah Ready, instructed by Pinsent Masons LLP, acted for Google UK in Bonham-Smith. David Glen, instructed by Pinsent Masons LLP, acted for Google UK in Richardson.
5th August 2016 - IPSO has today announced the launch of its pilot arbitration scheme. The scheme enables members of the public to bring legal complaints against IPSO members who have signed up to the scheme. If successful, complainants may be entitled to remedies and costs. The scheme is a pilot only, and IPSO has said it will review it after 12 months. Details of the scheme and how it will work alongside the established complaints procedure are available on IPSO’s website.