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Richard Spearman Esq QC

Full Title: Richard Spearman Esq QC
Category: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 7.11.2006
Call Date: 22.11.1977

Education: Bedales; Kings College, Cambridge; MA

Admission: 15 September 1975; Call 22 November 1977; MT Committees: Social 2008-12;  QC 1996; Assistant Recorder 1998; Recorder 2000; General commercial, chancery and common law; specializing in media and entertainment law; Deputy High Court Judge (Chancery Division) 2013

Publications:  Information Rights, Sweet & Maxwell, 2004; 3rd Edition 2010 (contrib); Sales of Goods Litigation, Oyez Longman, 1983; 2nd Edition 1994 (co-author with F.A. Philpott); Articles and papers: The State and Individual Rights of Information (Middle Temple Kuala Lumpur Legal Conference, 19th September 2013); Privacy and the Internet - An Update (Four Jurisdictions Legal Conference, Dublin, 27 April 2013); Privacy and the Internet (Middle Temple South African Legal Conference, 21st September 2012); Developments in the law of privacy (IBC Defamation and Privacy Conference, 25th April 2012); Disclosure of confidential information: Tournier and "disclosure in the interests of the bank" reappraised (Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, February 2012); Named and shamed: the demise of the super-injunction? (Butterworth's 'Regulating the Media' conference 2011); Privacy - the swinging pendulum (Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association seminar 2nd March 2010); The Law of Privacy (Middle Temple CPD day, 18th November 2006); Is there a public interest in exposing the details of the private lives of celebrities; Verdict (the magazine of the Oxford University Law Society); Spring 2006

Recreations: Racquet sports; Skiing; Family

Clubs: Brooks’s; Hurlingham; MCC