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Brett Wilson LLP

Iain Wilson

London, UK UK Guide 2021 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 advising high-profile individuals and organisations in relation to defamation, harassment and privacy matters.
"He is an astute and bold lawyer who is not afraid to take on any sort of challenge in media and civil litigation. He has an impressive creative and courageous edge to him." "A really hands-on partner who clients really like and trust. He's very good at communicating and is innovative in his approach to problems." "Iain is simply brilliant. He has an amazing grasp of all aspects of media and information law, and provides superb client care."
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Iain is the managing partner of Brett Wilson LLP and a prominent media and communications solicitor, dealing with defamation, privacy, data protection and harassment law. He predominantly (but not exclusively) acts for claimants and has a varied client base, including politicians, celebrities, HNWIs, corporates, local governments, professionals and law firms.

Iain heads up the firm’s media department, which is particularly well-known for its pioneering work in relation to online defamation, privacy and harassment. He acted for the claimants 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 (phone-hacking and revenge porn) 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, and JQL v NTP [2020] EWHC 1349 (QB)

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Iain is a commentator in the media (recently featured in The Daily Mail and The Law Society Gazette). Iain contributes to Westlaw Insight and Lexis Nexis.

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