Appleby said to retain well-known QC to ‘block further publication’ of docs

Appleby said to retain well-known QC to block further publication of docs

Appleby, the offshore law firm at the centre of last year’s so-called Paradise Papers tax avoidance scandal, has retained a well-known UK legal figure, Hugh Tomlinson, QC, to block further publication of leaked documents detailing its clients’ tax avoidance schemes, according to a published report.

Tomlinson is the chairman of Hacked Off, a press regulation campaign group that helped to draw up the new restrictions on the UK media, The Times added,   in its story.

Tomlinson is with the London law firm Matrix Chambers, of which he is a founding member, and is described on the firm’s website as a noted specialist in media and information law, including defamation, confidence, privacy and data protection. He has been involved in a number of cases

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