Welcome to the inaugural episode of First Impressions, the UKSC Blog Podcast.  In this episode, Dan Tench, partner at CMS, and Hugh Tomlinson QC, barrister at Matrix Chambers, discuss the Supreme Court’s judgment in Lachaux v Independent Print Ltd [2019] UKSC 27 and its implications.

Dan Tench (CMS) has substantial experience in advising claimants and defendants in defamation, privacy and other media litigation matters including general reputation management matters, securing injunctions and judgments in leading edge internet cases as well as bringing and defending claims for and against all types of traditional media.

Hugh Tomlinson QC (Matrix) has a wide-ranging practice in both private and public law. He is a noted specialist in media and information law including defamation, confidence, privacy and data protection. His practice also includes advisory work and litigation in the freedom of information field. He is described in Chambers and Partners as “one of the go-to media silks for claimants and is one of the most influential lawyers in this area.

We hope you enjoy this inaugural episode of First Impressions and would welcome your feedback in the comments below.