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5RB

Chambers of Desmond Browne QC and Justin Rushbrooke QC

5 GRAY'S INN SQUARE, LONDON, WC1R 5AH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 2902
Fax:
Fax 020 7831 2686
DX:
1054 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.5rb.com

David Hirst

Tel:
Work 020 7242 2902
Email:
5RB (Chambers of Desmond Browne QC and Justin Rushbrooke QC)

Position

Areas of work include defamation, privacy, malicious falsehood, contempt, reporting restrictions, copyright, data protection, freedom of information, OFCOM and PCC unions regulatory issues and common law. Advises a wide variety of book, newspaper, magazine and online publishers, corporations and prominent individuals. Particular interest in technological aspects of media law. A contributor to ‘Gatley on Libel and Stander’ and ‘The Law of Privacy and the Media’.

Career

Called 2003.

Education

Malvern College, Hereford and Worcester; Trinity College, Cambridge (MA Modern History First Class; MPhil); City University (CPE); Inns of Court School of Law (BVC).


London Bar

Defamation and privacy

Within: Defamation and privacy – Leading juniors

David Hirst - 5RBParticularly knowledgeable in relation to defamation cases that involve online publication.

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