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William is a leading specialist in defamation, breach of confidence, misuse of private information, data protection and harassment. Cases include: Flood v Times, Cambridge v Makin, AAA v Associated Newspapers, Purnell v Business F1 Magazine Ltd, and acting for a number of News of the World and Mirror Group phone hacking claimants. See William’s full profile here.