Represented Johnny Depp in his civil action against News Group Newspapers.
Eleanor Laws KC
July 7, 2020
Eleanor Laws KC represented Johnny Depp in his libel action against News Group Newspapers and the Sun’s executive editor, Dan Wootton.
Mr Depp brought the libel action forward over an article published in 2018 that referred to the film star as a “wife beater”. The article related to allegations made against Mr Depp by Amber Heard, claiming that he was violent towards her during their marriage.
Mr Depp strenuously denies the claims.
Eleanor Laws KC has been instructed by Jenny Afia and Joelle Rich of Schillings.
The case has been reported extensively in the national media: