Profile submitted by Sarah Palin
Media and infomation law; defamation; malicious falsehood; privacy and breach of confidence; data protection; freedom of information; contempt and reporting restrictions; pre-publication advice; injunctive relief; harassment; malicious falsehood/trade libel; media related judicial review and regulatory work; media-related human rights law. Notable cases include: junior counsel for Associated Newspapers in The Leveson Inquiry; J. K. Rowling v Associated Newspapers  EWCA Civ 488; Thour v Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust  EWHC 1473; Spiller v Joseph  UKSC 53; Horlick v Associated Newspapers  EWHC 1544; R(Dacre) v Westminster Magistrates Court  1 WLR 2241; Burstein v Associated Newspapers  All ER 319; Neil & Christine Hamilton v Max Clifford  EWHC 1542; The Hutton Inquiry; Grobbelaar v News Group Newspapers  1 WLR 3024 (HL).
Author of Atkin's Court Forms on Confidence, Privacy, Data Protection, Freedom of Information and Regulation of Investigatory Powers. Contributor to Arlidge, Eady and Smith on Contempt 4th Edition and supplements.
Brasenose College, Oxford.