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Jane Phillips

One Brick Court - London

Jane Phillips - One Brick Court
  • 1 Brick Court
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • EC4Y 9BY

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All forms of media law including libel and slander, malicious falsehood, contempt, breach of confidence, privacy, reporting restrictions, data protection and pre-publication advice in particular for celebrity/ sport books. Independent Barrister for the phone hacking Compensation Scheme. Advises on libel in Hong Kong, Singapore and Jamaica. Well known cases include: A v B (Privacy Injunction); Adams v Associated (CA); Allason v BBC; Ashby v Times; Begg v BBC (libel trial); Blackstone v Mirror Group; Bonnick v Morris (Privy Council); Bray v Deutsche Bank; Bunt v Tilley; C v Mirror Group (CA);Citation v Ellis Whittam (CA); Materazzi v Associated Newspapers; Heather Mills McCartney v Associated & Mionis v Dimokratia (CA); News Group; Mori v BBC; Rackham v Sandy; Sir Alex Ferguson v Associated; Strachan v Gleaner (Privy Council); Upjohn v BBC; Taranissi v BBC; Trafigura v BBC; W v M (re an adult patient)(Court of Protection); White v Southampton University Trust.  


Call July 1989, Inner Temple Scholar.  


Co-author of the section on Libel and Slander, Malicious Falsehood in Bullen & Leake, 'Precedents & Pleadings'. Contributor to Arlidge, Eady and Smith on Contempt 4th Edition.  


St. Paul's Girls' School and Worcester College, Oxford. Former Chair of Governors at The Henrietta Barnett School.