Johnny Depp’s libel case reaches the High Court – Emily Cox speaks to the Observer, The Guardian and the Independent
6 July 2020
Emily has a broad disputes background, with particular expertise in defamation, misuse of private information, breach of confidence and data protection claims. She has experience of working for clients in crisis situations, and dealing with press and reputation management. Emily is also well versed in various group claim structures.
Emily spent four and a half years acting for News Group Newspapers on the phone hacking group litigation in the High Court and arbitration proceedings. During this time, she managed a large team of lawyers working on misuse of private information, breach of confidence and data protection claims. As Head of Media Litigation at Which?, Emily worked on further group claims (for collective redress) as well as pre and post-publication matters, defamation, advertising, data protection and intellectual property claims.
Emily read Law at Cambridge University. She trained and qualified at Linklaters, where she practised for a further 11 years. In 2017, Emily moved in-house to publisher Which?, where she was Head of Media Litigation. Emily joined Stewarts in March 2020.
Emily delivers lectures on the law at industry conferences, academic institutions and to clients.
Emily enjoys travelling, sketching and painting, going to stand-up comedy gigs and all things food-related.