Chloe joined Chambers in October 2012 following the completion of her pupillage with 5RB, during which she assisted on AAA v Associated Newspapers  E.M.L.R. 2, Joseph v Spiller  EWHC 2958 (QB) and Trimingham v Associated Newspapers  4 ALL E.R. 717, amongst others.
She advises across the board of Chambers' specialities.
Since becoming a tenant Chloe has appeared before the County Courts and the High Court:
- On successful applications for Norwich Pharmacal relief against ISPs and website operators
- For strike out/summary judgment applications
- For harassment injunction proceedings
- At CMCs and damages assessment hearings in defamation actions
- As a junior in the privacy trial Abbey v Gilligan  E.M.L.R. 12
In addition to her court work Chloe regularly provides pre-publication advice to The Times, The Sunday Times, The Independent and Harper-Collins. She acts as a locum lawyer to Times Newspapers' legal department on an on-going basis, and has recently given talks on the new Defamation Act.
Chloe was invited to be a member of the Civil Justice Council's Working Group on costs in defamation actions which reported on 18 April 2013, and formed the basis for the MoJ's proposals for reform contained within its 2013 consultation document on the subject.
Books and publications
- Acting as the new Precedents Editor on the next edition of Gatley on Libel and Slander, Sweet & Maxwell (expected Dec 2013)
- Editor of the media and entertainment law section of the Law Brief Update
- Currently working on contributions to the 3rd Edition of the leading text on privacy law: The Law of Privacy and the Media, Tugendhat and Christie, OUP (expected late 2014)
Before joining 5RB
Chloe qualified as a solicitor at Linklaters LLP in 2008-10, where she trained as a corporate and commercial lawyer, working in both London and Milan.
In 2010/2011 she served as the Judicial Assistant to Lord Neuberger (then Master of the Rolls) at the Court of Appeal, during which time she:
- Assisted with a number of key privacy cases including JIH v NGN  1 W.L.R. 1645 (leading CA authority on anonymity in privacy actions), Hutcheson v NGN  1 W.L.R. 782 and Ntuli v Donald  1 W.L.R. 294.
- Contributed to the work of the Superinjunctions Committee, chaired by Lord Neuberger, which reported in May 2011. She took particular responsibility for drafting the precedent model-order and explanatory notes that are now included within the Practice Guidance issued for obtaining Interim Non-Disclosure Orders (privacy injunctions).
- Worked alongside Tugendhat J to produce evidence for submission to the Parliamentary Committee reviewing the then draft Defamation Bill.
2010 Called to the Bar
Woodford County High School for Girls
LSE, LLB, 1st Class Hons
Rouse Prize, LSE
LPC, College of Law, Moorgate, Distinction
Qualified as a solicitor of England and Wales
Middle Temple Anglo-American Scholar
Areas of work
- Privacy and Confidence
- Data Protection
- Entertainment Law
- Media Law
Privacy and Confidence
By Chloe Strong. 24 Jan 2013
2 Dec 2013
12th Ed to be published on 31st December 2013
24 Oct 2013
MoJ consultation open until 8 November 2013
19 Apr 2013
Report makes recommendations for costs protection in future defamation and privacy proceedings following changes to the CFA regime. Desmond Browne QC and Chloe Strong form part of the Working Group.
31 Oct 2012
Chambers continues support for Pro Bono work as Bronze Sponsor