Jeremy Reed > Chambers of Nicholas Caddick QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Nicholas Caddick QC
Hogarth Chambers

Work Department

Intellectual property, privacy, information technology, media and entertainment.


Barrister specialising in all areas of intellectual property law (patents, trade marks, copyright, designs, passing off, database rights and confidential informaton/trade secrets) and privacy law. Jeremy has particular experience of interception cases, having been heavily involved in the phone hacking litigation and other email interception claims. Jeremy acted for a number of high-profile individuals including Steve Coogan, Paul Gascoigne, Sol Campbell, Charlotte Church, Kerry Katona, Jade Goody, Sophie Anderton, Jimmy Nesbitt, Alastair Campbell, Kieron Fallon, Max Clifford, Gordon Taylor and George Galloway. Jeremy acted for Nicola Phillips before the Supreme Court on an issue concerning the privilege against self-incrimination. Other areas of expertise include: contractual disputes involving IP, IT, media, sport or technical issues; copyright tribunal references; media privacy cases; malicious falsehood/trade libel; restraint of trade disputes. Jeremy acted for the successful defendant in a 14-day IT trial concerning a software distribution and licence agreement – Softlanding Systems Inc v KDP Software Ltd [2010] EWHC 326 (TCC) and subsequent appeal [2010] EWCA Civ 1172. Reported privacy and confidential cases: Shobna Gulati and others v MGN Limited [2015] EWHC 1482 (Ch); Ecclestone v Khyami [2014] EWHC 29 (QB); Gulati and others v MGN [2013] EWHC 3392 (Ch); Various Claimants v News Group Newspapers [2013] EWHC 2119 (Ch); Phillips v Mulcaire [2013] 1 AC; [2013] FSR 12; [2012] EMLR 31; A v B&C (Flitcroft) [2003] QB 195; H v Associated Newspapers Ltd [2002] EMLR 425. Various Claimants v NGN (documents from court file) [2012] EWHC 397 (Ch); Coogan v NGN/Mulcaire [2012] EWCA Civ 48; [2011] EWHC 348 (Ch); Andrew v NGN [2011] EWHC 734 (Ch); Intellectual property case: Martin Lewis (Money Saving Expert) v CCL [2011] EWHC 1627 (Ch); Pocket Kings Ltd v Commonwealth of Kentucky [2009]EWHC 2529 (Ch); Score Draw v Finch [2007] FSR 20, [2007] Bus LR 864 [2007].


Called 1997; Middle Temple (Queen Mother’s Scholar).




Intellectual Property Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association; Society for Computers and Law.


Rugby School; Peterhouse College, Cambridge (1995 MA Hons Natural Sciences, and Scholar of Peterhouse).


Dinghy and yacht racing, skiing; member of Hawks Club, and Oxford & Cambridge Sailing Society.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Defamation and privacy

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Jeremy ReedHogarth ChambersAn experienced media and privacy litigator.

London Bar > Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

(Media and entertainment - Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Jeremy ReedHogarth ChambersHe is forensically astute.