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Defamation and privacy; media and entertainment; administrative and public law.
Specialises in defamation, privacy, breach of confidence, open justice, freedom of expression, contempt of court, data protection, freedom of information, broadcasting regulation, media related judicial reviews. Cases include: Libel - Jameel v Wall Street Journal Europe  1 AC 359; Roberts v Gable  QB 502; Open justice - R(Mohamed) v Foreign Secretary  3 WLR 554 (CA); Al Rawi v Security Service  3 WLR 1069; A v Independent News and Media Ltd  1 WLR 2262 (CA); X(A Child)(Rights of Media Attendance)  EMLR 26; Media-related judicial reviews - A v Director of Establishments of the Security Service  2 AC 1; R(BBFC) v Video Appeals Committee  1 WLR 1658; R(Corner House Research) v Director of Serious Fraud Office  ACD 63.
Called 2000; Middle Temple. Worked as a journalist in current affairs television and an information officer for the United Nations before coming to the Bar.
St Catherine's College, Oxford (1992 BA Hons, philosophy and politics, 2:1); Essex University (1998, LLM, international human rights law, distinction); College of Law (1999, CPE).