Mr Alex Wilson > RPC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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Alex Wilson is a highly experienced media lawyer and litigator, dealing with a broad spectrum of media and communications claims.

Alex is an expert in defamation, privacy, data and similar actions.  He has a vast range of experience, acting for a wide variety of media organisations including newspapers, publishers, broadcasters, online media companies and media insurers.

Alex has represented clients in cases before the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.  He has experience taking cases to trial as well as disposing of them at an earlier stage, by way of interim applications or by negotiating favourable settlements.  He also provides pre-publication advice and is regularly instructed to respond to pre-publication legal threats (including injunctions).

He is recognised as a “true star”, “very impressive” and “really good with clients” by the legal directories.

He spent a year on secondment at a national newspaper group in 2016/17 and is the Secretary to the Media Lawyers Association.

Lawyer Rankings

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Reputation management

(Next Generation Partners)

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Described by clients as the ‘leading defendant media litigation practice in London’, RPC‘s reputation management team includes specialists in defamation, privacy, and editorial advisory services. The firm acts for clients across all media sectors, from national newspapers to online influencers, as well as all of the primary media liability insurers. Practice head Keith Mathieson is notable for his extensive expertise advising publications on media content, and his focus on defending the freedom of expression in media. ‘An asset to any case’, Rupert Cowper-Coles regularly handles complex data disputes stemming from online publications alongside Alex Vakil who manages the Mirror Newspapers hacking litigation. Recently promoted partner Alex Wilson assists with both pre-publication injunctions and post-publication issues, working with a range of media publishers including major national and local newspapers.