The appointment will take effect from 3 February 2021, when Mr Justice Warby is elevated to the Court of Appeal.

The Media and Communications List was established on 1 March 2017 and from 1 October 2019 became a specialist list with a new CPR 53, Practice Directions and a Pre-Action Protocol.  A total of 50% of the claims issued in the Media and Communications List are classified as defamation.  Dr Anton van Dellen has appeared in numerous defamation cases, including in Serafin v Malkiewicz in the Supreme Court.

In this news post  – Dr Anton van Dellen

Dr Anton van Dellen has experience in a wide range of defamation proceedings, ranging from pre-action advice to fully contested High Court claims and appeals up to the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. He also has sound experience in bringing Judicial Reviews and appeals against a wide range of public authorities, challenging decisions for being unlawful, irrational and/or failing to follow published guidance. High Net Worth clients are represented by Dr Anton van Dellen in a range of litigation involving disputes over assets.