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Antony White QC

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Matrix Chambers (Matrix Chambers)


Commercial law, Arbitration, Media and Information Law, Data Protection, Employment Law


Called to the Bar of England and Wales 1983; silk 2001; called to the Nothern Irish Bar 2016; ad hoc admissions to the Bars of Gibraltar and the Isle of Man. Heavy international commercial practice since a senior junior. Commercial arbitrations in London, Africa, Middle East, many for foreign governments and overseas (especially Indian) clients. One of the leading media and information silks in London throughout the last decade with clients including Google, Facebook, News International, Associated newspapers Ltd, BBC. Particular expertise in privacy, confidentiality and data protection.


University of Cambridge (double first) 1982, Inns of Court School of Law 1983.

London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Antony White QC - Matrix ChambersAn astute reader of judicial minds, a clear and succinct advocate and a strong lawyer.

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Defamation and privacy

Within: Defamation and privacy – Leading silks

Antony White QC - Matrix ChambersTop of his game.

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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IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory)

Within: Data protection – Leading silks

Antony White QC - Matrix ChambersA clear and succinct advocate and a strong lawyer.

Within: IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory)

Matrix Chambersexcels in privacy/data protection matters’. Several barristers at the set were instructed in precedent setting right to be forgotten cases NT1 and NT2 v Google, including Hugh Tomlinson QC on the claimants’ side and Antony White QC for the defendants. The group also has experience bringing data protection claims against the media and public authorities. Ian Helme has joined the set from One Brick Court.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – Leading silks

Antony White QC - Matrix ChambersHighly experienced in setting out efficient strategies for handling major complex disputes.

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Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

Within: Media and entertainment – Leading silks

Antony White QC - Matrix ChambersHe is highly regarded for data protection and privacy matters.

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