Media Law and Defamation

Directories

Chambers & Partners 2015

 

THE SET Doughty Street Chambers is home to [one] of the market's most experienced and renowned silks practising in privacy and defamation law. Recent matters dealt with include libel trials on behalf of the defendant, and cases concerning the refutation of malicious falsehood claims. Members have also been engaged on providing a good deal of pre-publication advice. They often act in cases where human rights and media law meet. 

SILKS 

Heather Rogers QC's Lauded by clients and solicitors for her detailed knowledge of the field and her affable and professional approach to client service. She continues to appear in some of the most contentious and high-profile cases of the day. Expertise: "She has great tactical nous and is a strong lateral thinker." "Intellectual acumen personified, she is a barrister with superb legal ability." "She has formidable forensic skills, and provides cogent advice." Recent work: Acted for the defendants and appellants in Cruddas v Times Newspaper, concerning a claim for libel and malicious falsehood. 

Legal 500 2014

 

THE SET Doughty Street Chambers has appeared in a number of well-publicised cases such as Cruddas v Calvert, Blake and Times Newspapers.....

Heather Rogers QC - Doughty Street Chambers ‘Seriously knowledgeable, supremely practical and terrifically hardworking.’

Geoffrey Robertson QC - Doughty Street Chambers ‘He has an extensive advisory practice.’ 

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