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Charlotte Harris

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Charlotte Harris is one of the UK’s leading media lawyers. She has extensive experience across areas such as pre and post-publication advice, injunctions, defamation, privacy, harassment and unlawful interceptions into the telephones and correspondence of those in the public eye. Her clients include politicians, celebrities, PRs, sportspeople and their agents and individuals subject to media attention. Charlotte was a core participant in the Leveson Enquiry into the culture, practice and ethics of the press in the UK and contributes to the various Parliamentary Select Committees in respect of media standards and privacy. She regularly contributes to the debate on media law in publications such as The Times, Sunday Telegraph and Independent on Sunday and on television and radio on programmes such as Question Time, Newsnight and the Today Programme. Charlotte is a popular contributor at university speaking events including King’s College, The Cambridge Union, Oxford PPE Society, UCL, Queen Mary and Westfield University. Charlotte has also spoken at the Independent Voices seminar, The Society of Editors and the Liberal-Democrat Party Conference.


Trained and barrister 5 Raymond Buildings; qualified 2000; assistant Schillings; associate George Davies Solicitor; partner and head of media JMW; partner Mishcon de Reya 2011; partner Kingsley Napley 2015.

London: Risk advisory

Reputation management

Within: Reputation management

Kingsley Napley LLP 's media and reputation unit acts for high-profile individuals and corporations with a particularly strong sports, entertainment and political focus. Other areas of expertise include pre-publication and post-publication advice and injunctions. Team Head Charlotte Harris and Gerard Cukier are praised for their ‘brilliant client care’; they acted for Rt Hon Damian Green MP in relation to public allegations made by a journalist and former police officer. Helen Morris is also recommended.

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