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Individual Profile

Ian Helme

One Brick Court - London

Ian Helme - One Brick Court
  • 1 Brick Court
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • EC4Y 9BY

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Practice Areas

All aspects of media and information law including defamation, breach of confidence and privacy, data protection, harassment, contempt and all related human rights law. Cases include: Economou v De Freitas; Ames v Spamhaus; Liberty Fashions v Primark; Hegglin v Google Inc; Ontulmus & ors v Collett & ors; Karpov v Browder; Cairns v Modi; Waterson v Lloyd; Lord McAlpine v ITV; Voicemail Interception - News International; Lait v Evening Standard Ltd; R v VAC (ex parte BBFC); Rath v Guardian Newspapers Ltd; Taranissi v BBC; Financial Times v United Kingdom.


Called 2005, Middle Temple; judicial assistant to Lord Justice Waller, Vice President of the Court of Appeal, Jan-Jun 2007.


Contributor to 4th Edition of Arlidge, Eady & Smith on Contempt and supplement; Co-Author of Carter-Ruck on Libel & Privacy; Co-Author of Atkins Court Forms Defamation title 2011 issue; contributor to edition of Halsbury's Laws Libel & Slander title.


Pembroke College, Cambridge (BA Hons Law First Class); Visiting Lecturer at Kings College University