Congratulations to Daniel Squires and Guy Vassall-Adams who have been successful in their applications to be appointed one of Her Majesty’s Counsel. Dan specialises in public law and human rights. He represents claimants, public authorities and non-governmental organizations and has been involved in leading cases on national security, terrorism, prison law, social security benefits, discrimination and privacy. Guy is a leading practitioner in Media and Information Law. He has appeared in many high profile cases across all areas of media law including privacy, data protection, defamation, open justice, contempt of court and freedom of information. The Silk Ceremony took place on Monday 22 February 2016.