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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
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1054 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Web:
www.5rb.com

Christina AD Michalos

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

Position

Specialises in copyright, breach of confidence, privacy, passing off, trade marks and all aspects of intellectual property (non-patent); media and entertainment law; related human rights law; data protection and sports law. General commercial and civil litigation.

Career

Called 1994, Gray’s Inn; appointed Junior Counsel to the Crown (A Panel) 2009; Junior Counsel to the Crown (C Panel) 1999-2003 (appointment renewed 2001); appointed to Junior Counsel to the Crown (B Panel) February 2003; author ‘The Law of Photography & Digital Images’ (Sweet & Maxwell, 2004); regular contributor to The Times Law Section on media and copyright matters since 1999.

Member

Intellectual Property Bar Association; TIPLO; BLACA (British Literary and Artistic Copyright Association).

Education

LLB; MA; Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London (Postgraduate Diploma in International and Comparative Copyright Law); King’s College, University of London (PG Cert Sports Law).


London Bar

Defamation and privacy

Within: 2019 Silks

Christina Michalos - 5RBA specialist in privacy, media and entertainment law.

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Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

Within: Media and entertainment - 2019 Silks

Christina Michalos QC - 5RBShe is practical and works to a very high standard.

Within: Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

A leading set for media and reputational matters’, 5RB ‘have huge strength in depth’ and are known for defamation and privacy matters. In a recent highlight Justin Charles Neil Rushbrooke QC successfully represented Sir Cliff Richard in an invasion of privacy claim against the BBC and South Yorkshire Police, in which Aidan Eardley, who recently joined 5RB from One Brick Court, was instructed on the opposing side. Other changes to the set include the arrival of Andrew Caldecott QC also from One Brick Court and Christina Michalos QC’s appointment to silk.

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