About Us

Victoria McEvedy, Principal And Founder

Victoria McEvedy, Principal and Founder

Victoria is an intellectual property and media law specialist. She is acknowledged in this field. Her practice has been recognised in excellence awards on many occasions. She acts for both claimants and defendants in Libel, Privacy, Data, Trade Mark and Copyright disputes and is a panelist on various domain name and media arbitration panels. As well as contentious media law work, for many years she has provided regular pre-publication advice to various national newspapers and online publishers. She has a particular expertise in the liability of internet intermediaries and website operators. Victoria has extensive heavyweight commercial litigation and arbitration experience, often in an international context and spent most of her career with first tier law firms and is qualified in various other jurisdictions, including New York, Ireland, Rome, Italy, and Australia.

Barin Sultani Haymon

Barin Sultani Haymon joined McEvedys as a consultant in 2020 before moving to a permanent role in 2022. She has depth of experiencein Intellectual Property and Media cases dealing with copyrights, trademarks and domain names, and defamation matters.

Barin has a background in human rights, including the intersection of human rights and international law. Prior to joining McEvedys, she spent several years at Birnberg Peirce & Solicitors, a human rights law firm.

Barin holds a Graduate Diploma in Law from BPP University, MSc in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and a BA in International Studies from Emory University. She is currently seeking her qualifications as a solicitor in England and Wales.

Publications and other interests

In 2018, Barin authored a peer-reviewed policy research paper for the Women’s Regional Network titled The Cycle of Struggle: A Human Security Perspective on Afghanistan’s IDP Women, which was presented at the Houses of Parliament for the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women, Peace and Security. She also previously co-authored a policy research paper which challenged the prevailing narratives around the Afghan refugee crisis; this was launched at the Chatham House, at an expert routable seminar titled: Leaving Afghanistan: Making Sense of Afghan Refugee Stories.