Siân trained at Kingsley Napley and is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution team. Siân’s practice covers a wide range of commercial litigation with a particular focus on the fields of media law and civil fraud.

Siân has advised on privacy and reputation management matters for a number of individual and corporate clients, including celebrity and high-profile individuals. Her experience in this field includes pre and post-publication advice, defamation, privacy and harassment. 

Siân also frequently acts for claimants in obtaining interim and permanent injunctive relief. Her recent experience includes obtaining a freezing injunction on behalf of an individual in a civil fraud dispute and a search order on behalf of anonymised individuals and a company in a media law dispute.

Siân’s broader litigation experience encompasses complex and high value contractual disputes and professional negligence claims. Siân also has recent experience in acting for clients brining contempt of court proceedings arising out of breaches of court orders and undertakings to the court.

Recent work

  • Acting for an individual and a company in successful defamation (individual) and contempt of court proceedings (company) against an individual who had breached an undertaking to the court not to publish information concerning the clients;
  • Acting for an individual and a company in a complex partnership dispute concerning multi-million pound assets;
  • Acting for anonymised individuals and a company in obtaining a search order against an individual arising out of a misuse of private information, breach of confidence and breach of copyright claim and contempt of court proceedings arising out of the same search order;
  • Acting for an individual to obtain a freezing injunction to recover assets in excess of £1 million that had been fraudulently taken by a family member; and
  • Acting for a wide range of clients in providing pre-publication advice and successfully deterring newspapers from publishing material that is damaging to their reputation.

 

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+44 (0)20 7369 3728

sakerman@kingsleynapley.co.uk

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