Pre-trial review today in Johnny Depp libel action against The Sun

Actor Johnny Depp's libel action against News Group Newspapers in court today for pre-trial review

A pre-trial review takes place today before Mr Justice Nicol in the High Court in a libel action brought by Hollywood actor Johnny Depp against News Group Newspapers, publishers of The Sun.

Mr Depp is suing over a newspaper article headed “How can JK Rowling be ‘genuinely happy’ to cast  Depp after assault claim?” and over a related online article.

5RB‘s David Sherborne and Eleanor Laws QC act for Mr Depp.

Sasha Wass QC, 5RB‘s Adam Wolanski QC and 5RB‘s Clara Hamer act for News Group Newspapers.