Gordon is a Legal Director in the Media & Communications Disputes team. He is a civil litigation lawyer with a broad commercial practice with specialist expertise in media and press law and substantial in-house experience.
He advises clients on a wide range of legal issues, including contractual disputes, defamation, breach of privacy, breach of contract, intellectual property disputes and regulatory issues. His clients have included Premiership footballers, freelance journalists, national and regional newspaper and book publishers, financial recruitment firms and international charities.
Gordon is a former journalist and has previously worked in-house advising on pre-publication and post-publication issues.
‘Gordon Clough has been a rock-solid source of advice and guidance for our editorial team. He is responsive and stands out from the crowd in providing advice that is laser-focused on helping us to publish stories while minimising risk.’Legal 500, 2024
Legal 500, 2022
“Gordon Clough [offers] exceptionally clear, constructive and timely advice.”
Legal 500, 2022
“[He seems] to genuinely enjoy finding a way through challenging media law issues and share journalists’ passion for a good story.”
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