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Adele Ashton Principal Lawyer, Media, Libel & Privacy

Experience Profile

Adele is a Media, Libel and Privacy Solicitor at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in London.

She specialises in defamation, privacy, breach of confidence, data protection and reputation management.

With substantial experience acting for claimants in defamation and privacy claims, she is very well respected in the field and has successfully resolved countless claims against local and national newspapers and broadcasters, as well as magazines, companies and private individuals.

She regularly advises clients about defamation and privacy issues in relation to forthcoming publications and broadcasts.

She also has extensive experience acting for defendants.

Her work has involved advising a wide variety of clients, including private individuals, sportsmen, celebrities, companies and publishers.


Commendations from independent legal directories

  • Legal 500: Adele is “focused, prompt and meticulous”.

Career history

  • Since 2008 Slater and Gordon
  • 2001 – 2007 David Price Solicitors and Advocates

Professional memberships

  • Member of the London Solicitors’ Litigation Association
  • Member of Lawyers for Media Standards, a body promoting access to justice in publication claims