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Key Facts about BLM
Working at BLM
Be Like Me
I am a solicitor in the TMT & Cyber team.
I joined the firm in June 2017 from a specialist media practice.
I specialise in defamation, breach of confidence/misuse of private information, data protection (both contentious and non-contentious matters), breach of contract and negligence claims where I have extensive experience advising insurers, publishers, celebrities, local authorities, police forces, hospital trusts, schools, religious institutions and insurance brokers.
Described by Legal 500 2014-15 as
and 2017-18 as
“one to note”.
Significant Reported Cases
Joseph v Spiller
(where the Supreme Court redefined the then honest comment defence).
Thornton v Telegraph Media Group
(where the court recognised a necessary threshold of seriousness in defamation claims which was the foundation for the new statutory serious harm threshold in the 2013 Defamation Act).
Subotic v Knezevic
(recognised as signalling the end of ‘libel tourism’ in this country).
Cook v Telegraph Media Group
(a successful summary judgment application in the only claim arising from the notorious MPs’ expenses scandal).
Giggs v Thomas
(acting for the defendant in the well-publicised privacy action brought by footballer Ryan Giggs).
Acted for Independent Print Ltd and Evening Standard Ltd in the case of
Lachaux v Independent Print Ltd & Anor
(the current leading authority on serious harm).
+44 20 7029 4221
Clinical negligence claims
Privacy & Data Protection