The members of the authorized crew representing Prince Harry and the opposite claimants within the case in opposition to Mirror Group Newspapers are accustomed to high-profile circumstances. Most seen amongst them is the lawyer main the arguments within the courtroom, David Sherborne — a well known and revered lawyer who has lengthy attracted superstar shoppers and who has taken on Britain’s tabloid press a number of instances earlier than.
He’s the lead counsel in two of Prince Harry’s actions presently being thought-about by Britain’s Excessive Courts: the case in opposition to Mirror Group and Harry’s case in opposition to Rupert Murdoch’s Information Group Newspapers.
Mr. Murdoch’s Information Group publishes the Solar tabloid, and Prince Harry is suing the corporate on accusations of cellphone hacking and different illegal acts, which the group, very similar to Mirror Group, denies.
Mr. Sherborne is intimately acquainted with how the British tabloid press beforehand obtained info unlawfully for information tales, having represented phone-hacking victims within the Leveson inquiry. That public inquiry and 2012 report examined the tradition, practices and ethics of the British press after the cellphone hacking uncovered at publications owned by Mr. Murdoch.
Mr. Sherborne additionally represented Harry’s mom, Diana; Tony Blair; and Donald J. Trump in media-related circumstances, in addition to celebrities together with Paul McCartney, Michael Douglas, Jude Regulation, Sienna Miller, Kate Moss, Elton John and Harry Kinds.
Mr. Sherborne lately represented Johnny Depp within the actor’s libel motion in opposition to Mr. Murdoch’s Information Group Newspapers, which he misplaced, and Coleen Rooney, the spouse of Wayne Rooney, in a libel case, which she received.