Steven Heffer

  • Partner


Dispute resolution, Media and privacyArts and culturePhone hackingInsolvency and corporate recovery


Steven is a member of our Dispute Resolution department. He heads up the Media and privacy team and the Arts and culture group. His work involves advising on libel, privacy, reputation management, phone hacking and contractual disputes in the media, arts and sports. He has acted in many high profile cases and for well known individuals. He acted for over 150 claimants in the phone hacking scandal and connected investigations.

Steven has acted for many sports clients, corporate and individuals including leading promoters, agents, managers, sportsmen, and Sport England.

Steven is Chair of Lawyers for Media Standards and has been closely involved in press regulation and law reforms. Steven is a Higher Court Advocate and a trained Mediator.


Steven Heffer "is a very wise head who always has his client's best interests at heart," according to impressed interviewees. He has played a significant role acting for clients in phone hacking claims and regularly represents individuals and corporate clients in libel, privacy and reputation management disputes. Chambers UK 2018, Defamation/Reputation Management  

Steven Heffer is a "well-known and highly regarded expert". Legal 500 2017, Reputation Management 


chambers logo 2018  Recommended lawyer 2017


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