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The firm is well known for its leading media and communications law department. The department acts for high profile individuals, professionals, HNWIs and SMEs and corporates/organisations of all sizes. The department specialises in defamation, privacy, harassment and data protection (with a particular focus on online publications). The firm acted in two of the leading cases involving online publication: The Law Society & Ors v Kordowski [2011] EWHC 3185 (QB) and Tamiz v Google Inc [2013] EWCA Civ 68. Recent libel successes include Blackledge v Persons Unknown [2021] EWHC 1994. Recent defendant successes include Riley & Anor v Heybroek [2020] EWHC 1259 (QB), Wright v Ver [2020] EWCA Civ 672 and Haviland v The Andrew Lownie Literary Agency Ltd & Anor [2022] EWHC 1688 (QB). The firm acts for individuals seeking to prevent the unauthorised disclosure of confidential/private information or seeking redress following infringements. Recent privacy successes include JQL v NTP [2020] EWHC 1349 (QB) and GUH v KYT [2021] EWHC 1854 (QB). Over recent years the firm has acted for a large number of individuals, including many high-profile figures/business leaders, seeking to enforce their data protection rights against search engines such as Google and due-diligence databases. Recent harassment successes include Smith v Backhouse [2023] EWCA Civ 874. The firm regularly acts in representative proceedings brought to protect workforces or other groups of individuals from harassment.

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