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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  EWHC 3185 (QB) (‘Solicitors from Hell case’) and Tamiz v Google Inc  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  EWHC 780 (QB), Morgan v Times Newspapers Ltd  EWHC 1525 (QB), Suttle v Walker  EWHC 396 (QB), Wright v Ver  EWCA Civ 672, and JQL v NTP  EWHC 1349 (QB)
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.