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Individual Profile

Caroline Addy

One Brick Court - London

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  • 1 Brick Court
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • EC4Y 9BY

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Practice Areas

Defamation, confidence and privacy, harassment, advertising, contempt of court and media, freedom of information, data protection and all aspects of law relating to the communication of information or its restriction including human rights law and harassment.


LLB (Euro) Hons Exon 1990. Called 1991, joined chambers 1992. Cases include: Cartus Corporation v Sidell & anr (2014) (libel injunction); LB Lambeth v Pead (2013)(Harassment, Breach of Confidence, Data Protection Act and Contempt of Court); Nowak v NMC and Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Trust (2013)(Harassment); O'Dwyer v ITV (2013)(Defamation); Iqbal v Mansoor (2011); Westminster NHS Trust v Shetreet (2010) (Breach of Confidence, Contempt of Court); Govei & anr v Ambrosiadou (2010); (Libel) Sheffield Wednesday Football Club and ors v Hargreaves (2007), 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). (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.


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.