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Chambers of Andrew Caldecott QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9BY, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7353 8845
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Fax 020 7583 9144
DX:
468 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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www.onebrickcourt.com

Richard Rampton QC

Tel:
Work 020 7353 8845
Email:
One Brick Court (Chambers of Andrew Caldecott QC)

Position

Specialises in defamation, confidence and privacy, contempt of court and media law generally. Advises clients in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore and the Cayman Islands. Cases of interest include: Cruddas v Calvert & ors (CA); Flood v Times Newspapers (Supreme Court); Waterson v Lloyd & anr (CA); Citation plc v Ellis Whittam Ltd (CA); Bento v Ch Cons of Bedfordshire; McLaughlin v London Borough of Lambeth; Taranissi v BBC; Bray v Deutsche Bank; Materazzi v News Group Newspapers; Materazzi v Associated Newspapers; Warren v Hatton; Galloway v Telegraph Group; King v Telegraph Group; Irving v Lipstadt and Penguin Books; Kearns v General Council of the Bar; Carlton v News Group Newspapers; Oryx v BBC; Amanda Holden and Les Dennis v Express Newspapers; Sir Alan Sugar v News Group Newspapers; Sir Alan Sugar v Associated Newspapers; other cases: Aldington v Tolstoy; Body Shop v Channel 4; Gillian Taylforth v Metropolitan Police; McDonalds v Steel & Morris (longest trial in English legal history).

Career

Called 1965, Inner Temple; QC 1987; Bencher 1996; publications: Duncan & Neill on Defamation 2nd ed (3rd ed work in progress), joint editor with Sir Brian Neill; report on Death on the Rock (1989) Faber 7 Faber, author with Lord Windlesham.

Languages

French, some Italian and German.

Education

Bryanston School; The Queen’s College, Oxford (BA Hons Greats).

Leisure

Classical music, fishing, renaissance painting, wine, skiing, hill walking, old roses, various sports.


London Bar

Defamation and privacy

Within: Defamation and privacy – Leading silks

Richard Rampton QC - One Brick CourtHe has a sharp mind and brilliant advocacy skills.

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