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Caroline Addy

Caroline Addy
Call: 1991

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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, 2013 and 2016.


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IBC Conference - Defamation, Privacy & Reputation Management 2017

23rd June 2017 - Heather Rogers QC is again a key speaker at this years IBC conference on 28th June and will be giving a Defamation Update including a round up of the latest case law and interesting libel cases from around Europe.

Government confirms it will implement EU General Data Protection Regulation

22nd June 2017 - As widely anticipated, it was confirmed in the Queen’s Speech on 21 June that the GDPR will become law in the UK and that a new data protection bill will replace the 1998 Act.

Brown v Bower, Faber and Faber Ltd [2017] EWHC 1388 (QB), Warby J

20th June 2017 - Court directs preliminary trial of meaning and defamatory tendency but declines to direct a preliminary trial of serious harm or abuse of process. Catrin Evans QC (instructed by Wiggin LLP) acted for the defendants Tom Bower and Faber & Faber Ltd.

One Brick Court – Seminar: “Broken Boundaries: New Frontiers in Media and Information Law”

9th June 2017 - The seminar on 20th June at the Institute for Strategic Studies will be chaired by Sir Edward Garnier QC and will include sessions by members of chambers on the present and future of media and information law, focussing on key current issues including GDPR and Freedom of Expression, Citizen Journalism and the Public Interest, Data Breaches after Vidal-Hall and more. Few remaining places can be booked by emailing