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Anthony Hudson QC is highly regarded in media and information law. He has been involved in some of the most significant recent cases on privacy, defamation and open justice. He has substantial experience in complex litigation and is praised for his ability to work as part of, and manage, a team.  Commentators regard him as a “first-class” and “brilliant” advocate. In 2010 he was the Defamation Junior of the Year 2010, Chambers Bar Awards. Anthony is also instructed in a wide range of cases including commercial law, sports law, election law and intellectual property, particularly when they involve freedom of expression or privacy.

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Anthony is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. In order to provide legal services to his clients, including advice and representation services, Anthony needs to collect and hold personal data. This includes his client’s personal data and the personal data of others who feature in the matter upon which he is instructed. To read Anthony’s privacy notice in full, please see here.

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Anthony is ranked as a leading junior in defamation and privacy, and media, entertainment and sport in Legal 500 2013, where he is described as a “first-class advocate and team player”.  He is listed in Band 1 for defamation and privacy in Chambers and Partners, where he is said to be “a highly praised and sought-after defamation junior who commentators think will probably take silk sooner rather than later. He is a superb all-rounder whose drafting, client manner and advocacy skills are all lauded by many sources”.  His expertise is regarded as: “A brilliant advocate and a good team player who knows exactly what is going to push the judge’s buttons.” “He turns round intelligent, pragmatic advice quickly and is extremely client-friendly.”