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UK Bar Guide
Individual Profile

Catrin Evans QC

Matrix Chambers - London

Catrin Evans QC - Matrix Chambers
  • Griffin Building
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • WC1R 5LN
  • Tel: 020 7427 7229
  • Fax: (020) 7404 3448

Profile submitted by Catrin Evans QC

Practice Areas

Defamation, privacy, breach of confidence, harassment, contempt, reporting restrictions, data protection, FOIA, related media and human rights law. Recent cases of interest: Trump v Associated Newspapers (2017); Axon v MOD v News Group (2016) EWHC 787 (QB) (privacy); Weller v Associated Newspapers (2016) EMLR 7 (privacy); Vidal-Hall v Google (2015) EWCA Civ 311; Trushin v National Crime Agency (2014); Prince Alwaleed v Forbes (2014-2015); Hegglin v Google Inc (2014) (DPA, libel); Rowland v Mitchell (2014) (libel); ; Karpov v Browder (2013) (libel), Tamiz v Google Inc [2013] EMLR 14 (libel/internet), Bento v Bedfordshire Police (2012) (libel trial), Tesla Motors v BBC (2013) EWCA Civ 152; (malicious falsehood), Thornton v Telegraph Media Group (2011) (libel), Metropolitan Schools v Google Inc (2009) (libel), AG v Random House (2009) (contempt), Dept for Culture v Information Commissioner (2009) (FOIA), Haw v City of Westminster Mags Court (2007) (contempt), Lord Browne v Associated Newspapers (2007) (privacy), Cream Holdings v Banerjee (2005) (confidence/HRA), Campbell v MGN Ltd (2004) (privacy).  


Called to the Bar 1994; Silk 2016  


Author, Atkins Court Forms title on 'Confidence, Privacy and Data Protection' (2002).