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Godwin is a leading junior specialising in all areas of media and publication law. His notable cases include Sir Cliff Richard, OBE v BBC / South Yorkshire Police, Lachaux v Independent Print Ltd, Tamiz v Google Inc and Murray (JK Rowling) v Big Pictures (UK) Ltd. He is the senior contributing editor of Gatley on Libel and Slander. See Godwin’s full profile here.