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Individual Profile

Sarah Palin

One Brick Court - London

Sarah Palin - One Brick Court
  • 1 Brick Court
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • EC4Y 9BY

Profile submitted by Sarah Palin

Practice Areas

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 [2015] EWCA Civ 488; Thour v Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust [2012] EWHC 1473; Spiller v Joseph [2010] UKSC 53; Horlick v Associated Newspapers [2010] EWHC 1544; R(Dacre) v Westminster Magistrates Court [2009] 1 WLR 2241; Burstein v Associated Newspapers [2007] All ER 319; Neil & Christine Hamilton v Max Clifford [2004] EWHC 1542; The Hutton Inquiry; Grobbelaar v News Group Newspapers [2002] 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.