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Call: 2010

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Members of Chambers act for a wide-range of clients, both claimant and defendant, including national and local newspapers, broadcasters, traditional and internet publishers, multi-national corporations, private individuals, high-profile celebrities from the entertainment and sports worlds, government departments and other public bodies, local authorities, NGOs and trade unions.

Members of Chambers have been involved in many of the most important and ground-breaking cases in our areas of work and many of the most high profile trials, including:

  • Aldington v Tolstoy (record libel damages in cause celebre trial over war crimes allegation)
  • McDonalds v Steel (the ‘McLibel’ trial),
  • Bruce Grobbelaar v News Group (football bungs trial)
  • Reynolds v Times Newspapers (extended qualified privilege to the media)
  • Venables v News Group Ltd (anonymity of child murderers)
  • Irving v Lipstadt (the holocaust denial trial)
  • George Galloway MP v The Telegraph (Iraq war papers trial)
  • Naomi Campbell v MGN Ltd (established new privacy law)
  • Bonnick v Morris (elaboration on Reynolds)
  • Polanski v The Condé Nast Publications
  • Cream Holdings v Banerjee (HRA and injunctions against the media
  • Spiller v Joseph (the first defamation case in the Supreme Court)
  • Ajinomoto Sweeteners Europe SAS v ASDA Stores Limited (the single meaning rule in malicious falsehood)
  • Flood v Times Newspapers Limited (Reynolds privilege and internet archive publications)
  • Metropolitan International Schools Ltd v Google Inc. (the liability of Google for search results)
  • Gaunt v OFCOM (judicial review in relation to the Broadcasting Code)
  • Evans v Information Commissioner (challenging the refusal to disclose government correspondence with the Prince of Wales)
  • Jameel v Wall Street Journal Europe Ltd (HL extension of Reynolds defence)
  • Rothschild v Associated Newspapers Ltd

Our clerks are happy to advise on the appropriate person to instruct for any particular case, as well as in relation to fees.