Emily Barber

Emily Barber

Emily is an expert media lawyer and joined Reviewed & Cleared from Channel 4’s award winning Legal & Compliance team. Emily started her career in the media litigation team at Davenport Lyons, advising on copyright, libel and privacy litigation and providing pre-publication advice on a range of books and articles, before joining Channel 4 in 2011.

At Channel 4, Emily advised the editorial teams and production companies on all pre and post-publication media law issues, regulatory compliance and editorial ethics matters, in the making and broadcast of programmes, digital content and press/marketing campaigns. Emily also advises on production best practice, bespoke production protocols, undercover filming, duty of care and contributor welfare issues.

Emily is experienced in advising across all genres, including complex factual and documentaries, specialist political programming, undercover investigations, film, drama, satirical comedy, entertainment and live television programming. Emily has worked on high profile and award-winning content and whilst at Channel 4, Emily has assisted programme makers and the Channel in taking creative risks and broadcasting challenging, innovative content.

Emily excels in finding practical solutions to complex legal and compliance issues affecting the media