Brett Wilson LLP

Max Campbell

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Max Campbell specialises in reputation and crisis management, acting for both claimants and defendants in libel, privacy, data protection, and harassment claims. Max has recently acted for the barrister and writer Barbara Hewson in her successful libel claim against MailOnline, and the charity Life in its successful libel claim against Lambeth Borough Council. Max previously acted for the successful Claimant in Guise v Shah [2017] EWHC 1689 (QB), an action for libel and harassment arising, principally, from the publication of a malicious website. Max has particular experience of the ‘Right to be Forgotten’, having secured the delisting of thousands of search engine results for over 100 clients. Max also has a wealth of experience of both criminal and general civil litigation, enabling him to assist people in respect of a wide array of complex and sensitive disputes. Long-standing clients include C-suite executives, journalists, and other lawyers. Max enjoys higher rights of audience in civil proceedings, and has appeared as a solicitor-advocate before Judges in the High Court.


Partner; Brett Wilson LLP 2018

Qualified 2016; 15 years pre-qualification experience


Max regularly contributes to the legal and mainstream press.