BARRISTER PROFILE

Matrix Chambers

Hugh Tomlinson

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments

Barrister profile for UK Bar 2021

Chambers Review

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

UK Bar
Defamation/Privacy - London (Bar)

Star Individuals

Content
Hugh Tomlinson QC
Widely regarded as a top-flight privacy silk who has been at the forefront of developments in the law in this area. He is highly active in cases involving reporting restrictions and is frequently called upon to assist with emergency injunctions.
Strengths: "A fount of knowledge and a formidable advocate." "A superstar; a doyen of the media law world. Always available to share his wisdom." "Very good at applying the law to real-world problems that clients are contending with and thinks creatively to come up with workable solutions."
Recent work: Represented Travel Insurance Facilities in a libel action against The Times arising out of a series of defamatory articles concerning alleged malpractice.
Learn more about this team View ranking table
Data Protection - London (Bar)

Band 1

Content
Hugh Tomlinson QC
Lays claim to an impressive history of data protection disputes involving leading online service providers, and advisory work spanning the UK, the USA and Europe. He is well versed in a comprehensive array of reporting restrictions, privacy and defamation functions, with substantial influence in the shaping of key legislation.
Strengths: "He knows all there is to know about data protection and is very easy to work with." "Somehow he always seems to be available on the phone despite constantly appearing in the most ground-breaking and high-profile of cases."
Recent work: Acted for Richard Lloyd as representative claimant in his successful appeal before the Court of Appeal, which established that damages could be awarded in respect of Google's alleged secret tracking of iPhone users' data, and that representative actions were the appropriate means of conducting such litigation.
Learn more about this team View ranking table

This page contains Chambers Research content only

Enhance your profile to connect with potential clients

View other individuals ranked in this Guide

Up and Coming

Geraint Lloyd-Taylor

Lewis Silkin LLP

Media & Entertainment: Advertising & Marketing, UK-wide

Band 4

Sacha Wilson

Harbottle & Lewis LLP

Media & Entertainment: Advertising & Marketing, UK-wide

Band 1

Brinsley Dresden

Lewis Silkin LLP

Media & Entertainment: Advertising & Marketing, UK-wide

Band 2

Jo Farmer

Lewis Silkin LLP

Media & Entertainment: Advertising & Marketing, UK-wide

Band 1

Giles Crown

Lewis Silkin LLP

Media & Entertainment: Advertising & Marketing, UK-wide

Band 4

Richard Welfare

Hogan Lovells

Media & Entertainment: Advertising & Marketing, UK-wide

Senior Statespeople

Sian Croxon

DLA Piper LLP

Media & Entertainment: Advertising & Marketing, UK-wide

Band 2

Paul Jordan

Bristows LLP

Media & Entertainment: Advertising & Marketing, UK-wide

Up and Coming

John Wilks

DLA Piper LLP

Media & Entertainment: Advertising & Marketing, UK-wide