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Caroline Addy

One Brick Court - London

Caroline Addy - One Brick Court
  • 1 Brick Court
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • EC4Y 9BY

Profile submitted by Caroline Addy

Practice Areas

All areas of law relating to the communication and restriction of information including human rights law, principally: defamation and malicious falsehood, data protection, harassment and stalking, contempt of court and reporting restrictions, privacy, confidence, freedom of information, CROs and vexatious litigation, injunctive relief including emergency applications and Norwich Pharmacal orders. Acts for a wide variety of both claimants and defendants in the public and private sectors, including local authorities and NHS trusts, media organisations, companies, charities, associations and private individuals. Cases of note include: Grigoryevich v CSD; Stocker v Stocker; Toth and anr v Toth, Cartus Corporation v Sidell & anr; Nowak v Guy's & St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and anr; O'Dwyer v ITV; Morrison v Bucks County Council; Iqbal v Mansoor; Sorrell v Fullsix, Sheffield Wednesday Football Club Ltd v Hargreaves and ors; Virdi v Associated Newspapers Limited (2007), Warren v (1) Hatton (2) BBC (2007), Stickland v Emap Metro Limited (2007), Guterman v Pemberton, Western Mail and Jones (2005), Morrison v Nord Anglia Education Plc, and ors (2005), Downtex v Flatley (2003), Fox v Environment Agency and ors (2003), McPhilemy v Times Newspapers Ltd (2001-4), Melchett and Greenpeace UK v Glasgow Herald (2001), Sugar v News Group Newspapers Ltd and Mullery(2000), Arobieke v MGN Ltd and ors (2000), Tancic v Times Newspapers Ltd (1999). Regular adviser to major book and magazine publishers.(Privacy/Confidence) Sorrell and Weber v Fullsix and ors (2007), Hughes v Carratu International PLC (2006). Acts for both claimants and defendants. Regularly advises major book and magazine publishers.  


LLB(Euro) Hons, Exon. Called 1991, Inner Temple. Joined Chambers 1992.  


Contributor to Carter-Ruck on Libel and Privacy 6th edition; contributor to Arlidge, Eady and Smith on Contempt 4th Edition and supplement; contributor to Halsbury's Laws, Defamation 2012  


Lives in London. Languages French and German.