Stewart-Moore Solicitors is closely involved in the latest round of ‘hacking’ litigation representing several claimants and potential claimants in proceedings brought against Mirror Group Newspapers. We were also involved in the hacking litigation against the News of the World on behalf of several of our clients.


Our lawyers have a long history of acting in defamation claims against numerous newspapers including The News of the World, The Telegraph,  Trinity Mirror, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, The Sporting Life, The Daily Mail, The Racing Post and The Evening Standard (Associated Newspapers) as well as At the Races, Channel 4 and the BBC.

Reported cases include:

Fallon v MGN [2005] EWHC 1572 (QB)

Sharma v Singh and Associated Newspapers [2008] EWHC 683

McKeown v At the Races [2011] EWHC 179(QB) [2011] EWHC 179 (QB); [2011] ISLR, SLR-163

Fallon v MGN (No. 2) [2006] EWHC 783 (QB)

We also have vast experience in dealing with publishers and journalists and are often able to take steps to prevent defamatory material from being published at all.