Carolyn Pepper#7053

Carolyn Pepper

Partner, Reed Smith
Carolyn has had a 25 year career specialising in media and intellectual property law with a particular emphasis on disputes and regulation of the media. Carolyn has represented every type of media business from traditional media businesses to disruptors. The combination of her experience in libel law, reputation management, intellectual property (including music licensing) and crisis management gives Carolyn a broad prospective on issues which affect the media and indeed other industries who are affected by those issues.
Contributed to


Regulating online content
Regulating online content
Practice notes

This Practice Note provides an overview of the complex and wide ranging regulatory landscape relating to illegal, inciteful and illicit online content. It covers existing legislation and regulations, and voluntary initiatives relating to the regulation of online content, as well as emerging regulation, including the Online Safety Bill (and the Online Harms regime), disinformation and fake news, and the EU regulation on addressing the dissemination of terrorist content online.

Practice Area


  • Contributing Author


  • Law Society’s Intellectual Property Law Committee - Chair


  • Bachelor of Law (1993)
  • Diploma in Legal Practice (1994)


  • Cardiff University (1993)
  • Cardiff Law School (1994)

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