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Defamation, Privacy & Reputation Management
December 2024
London, UK

Gill Phillips
Consultant at Guardian News & Media Limited


Gill Phillips is an editorial legal consultant for the Guardian. She was the Guardian’s director of editorial legal services between 2009 and 2023, during which time she advised on a number of major investigations such as Wikileaks, Edward Snowden, phone hacking, the Panama, Paradise and Pandora Papers and the Uber Files. Before joining the Guardian, Gill was an in-house lawyer at the BBC and Times Newspapers covering a range of pre- and post-publication legal matters such as defamation, privacy, contempt and open justice issues, as well as copyright and data protection. She also sits as a part-time Employment Tribunal judge.

Agenda Sessions

  • Is the privacy pendulum still swinging?