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Brett Wilson LLP

Iain Wilson

London, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Defamation/Reputation Management
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Iain Wilson heads the firm's media law department and is experienced in advising high-profile individuals and organisations in relation to defamation, harassment and privacy matters.
"He assists very quickly, has very good knowledge and understands what a client wants." "He is very diligent."
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Iain is the managing partner of Brett Wilson LLP and a prominent media lawyer, dealing with defamation, privacy, data protection and harassment law. He predominantly acts for politicians, celebrities, HNWIs, corporates, public bodies, professionals and law firms.

Iain heads up the firm’s media and communications law department, which is well-known for both claims against the traditional media and cases concerning online publication. In respect of the latter, Iain acted in two of the leading cases in this field: The Law Society & Ors v Kordowski [2011] EWHC 3185 (QB) (‘Solicitors from Hell case’) and Tamiz v Google Inc [2013] EWCA Civ 68. Iain acts for victims of privacy and data breaches, both deliberate and accidental/negligent, often securing large settlements. Recent reported successes include Galloway v Ali-Khan [2018] EWHC 780 (QB), Morgan v Times Newspapers Ltd [2019] EWHC 1525 (QB), Suttle v Walker [2019] EWHC 396 (QB), Wright v Ver [2020] EWCA Civ 672, JQL v NTP [2020] EWHC 1349 (QB) and Blackledge v Persons Unknown [2021] EWHC 1994.

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Iain is frequently provides legal commentary in the national media and writes for Westlaw and Lexis Nexis, as well as the Daily Mail and Law Society Gazette.

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Iain Wilson

Brett Wilson LLP

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