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Gavin Millar QC

Tel:
Work 020 7404 3447
Email:
Matrix Chambers (Matrix Chambers)

Position

Gavin has a broad practice spanning media, information, public, criminal, employment and discrimination law.


London Bar

Defamation and privacy

Within: Defamation and privacy – Leading silks

Gavin Millar QC - Matrix ChambersBrilliant mind, brilliant in court.

Within: Defamation and privacy

The ‘superb’ barristers at Matrix Chambers have been involved in four Supreme Court cases in the last 12 months. Defendant clients include broadcasters, unions and news publications, while claimant clients include major corporations and celebrities. The set’s members are commended for ‘offering a high level of expertise delivered in a practical and pragmatic manner’. Hugh Tomlinson QC and Sara Mansoori acted for the claimant in the libel proceedings Lisle-Mainwaring v Associated Newspapers Ltd. Gavin Millar QC was up against Antony White QC in the Kelly v Facebook Ireland Ltd defamation claim.

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Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

Within: Media and entertainment – Leading silks

Gavin Millar QC - Matrix ChambersHe has particular expertise of privacy and defamation matters, and recently handled Supreme Court appeals for media organisations.

Within: Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

Matrix Chambers frequently represents both claimants and defendants in defamation, privacy, internet and social media issues, freedom of information and pre-publication advice. Several of its members acted in a Supreme Court appeal of three libel cases heard together (Times Newspapers Ltd v Flood; Miller v Associated Newspapers Limited; MGN Ltd v Frost), where it was successfully argued that the extra costs imposed were a violation of the media organisations Article 10 rights. In this matter Gavin Millar QC represented for Associate Newspapers and Hugh Tomlinson QC acted for the claimants opposing the appeal.

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