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Court of Appeal holds that mass data breach claim against Google can proceed as a representative action

The Court of Appeal (Dame Victoria Sharp, President of the Queen’s Bench Division, Sir Geoffrey Vos, Chancellor of the High Court, and Lord Justice Davis) have handed down judgment in Lloyd v Google.

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Brick Court shortlisted for 11 categories in the 2019 Chambers Bar Awards

Brick Court Chambers has received 11 nominations in this year's Chambers Bar Awards

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“‘Top set’ Brick Court Chambers has ‘a well-deserved reputation for all-round quality’ in commercial litigation work”

The Legal 500 2019: Set Overviews

High Court grants asset preservation order over Bitcoin taken via spear-phishing attack

In what is believed to be the first decision of its kind relating to Bitcoin, the High Court recently granted and maintained an asset preservation order over identifiable Bitcoin in a UK wallet.

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CJEU distinguishes “active substance” from “medicinal product”

The Court of Justice of the European Union has delivered judgment in Case C‑359/18 P European Medicines Agency v Shire Pharmaceuticals Ireland Ltd affirming guidance provided by the General Court as to the approach which ought to be taken by the European Medicines Agency ("EMA") in respect of applications for designation as an “orphan medicinal product” pursuant to the terms of Regulation (EC) No 141/2000 (the "Orphan Regulation").

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“An outstanding commercial set with a track record of excellence across its core areas of work.”

Chambers & Partners 2018: Leading Sets

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Since it was established in 1921, Brick Court Chambers has been home to some of the giants of the Bar. Image: Sir Sydney Kentridge QC