News: Mrs Justice Sharp promoted to the Court of Appeal

29 03 2013

Mrs Justice SharpMedia law judge Mrs Justice Sharp was among ten new appointments to the Court of Appeal which were announced yesterday. She was one of the small number of High Court judges who regularly deal with defamation and privacy cases, having practised at the Bar from the specialist media law chambers 1 Brick Court.

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News: Libel Damages of £65,000 awarded against “Daily Mail”

22 12 2012

Mrs Justice SharpIn a judgment handed down yesterday, Mrs Justice Sharp awarded management consultant Andrew Miller libel damages of £65,000 against the Daily Mail over an allegation that there reasonable grounds to suspect that he was a willing beneficiary of improper conduct and cronyism  ([2012] EWHC 3721 (QB)). The judgment was given nearly 7 months after the conclusion of the 5 day trial on 25 May 2012. Read the rest of this entry »