Gill Phillips is Director of Editorial Legal Services for Guardian News & Media Limited (publishers of the Guardian and Observer newspapers and theguardian.com). She qualified as a solicitor in 1984 and joined the BBC as an in-house lawyer in 1987, later working for News Group Newspapers and Times Newspapers. She advises on a range of content-related legal matters including defamation, privacy, contempt of court and reporting restrictions. She was involved in the Trafigura super injunction case and was a member of the Master of the Rolls Injunction Committee. She has advised GNM on phone-hacking, Wikileaks, the Leveson Inquiry, the NSA leaks from Edward Snowden and the HSBC files.