Centre for Law, Justice and Journalism
Law, Justice and Journalism

Natalie Peck

PhD student

Thesis title

Natalie Peck Drawing back the curtain: a post-Leveson examination of celebrity, privacy and press intrusion.

Email: Natalie.peck.1@city.ac.uk

Supervisors: Nicholas Hatzis (The City Law School) and Professor Howard Tumber (School of Arts).

Research description

Natalie's research focuses on the development of privacy concerns in the legal jurisdiction of England and Wales and the representation of celebrities in the press.

Natalie studied BA English at the University of Sussex until 2008 and trained at City from 2009/10 in investigative journalism. She has worked as an investigative researcher, a journalism lecturer at London South Bank University, and more recently as a media and communications professional. Her research interests are UK and international privacy law, online privacy, celebrity and fame, and injunctions.

Research interests

  • UK and international privacy law
  • Online privacy
  • Celebrity and fame
  • Injunctions.


Lecturer in Multimedia Journalism at School of Arts and Creative Industries, London South Bank University (2012-2015)


  • "Public figures, press victims and private lives: some privacy implications of the Leveson report". After Leveson? The Future for British Journalism. Mair, J. (ed). Abramis Academic Publishing, 2013.


Natalie can be contacted at natalie.peck.1@city.ac.uk and @nataliepeck.