Dina is a litigator at Mishcon de Reya and advises companies and individuals on a wide range of disputes. Many of these are complex multi-jurisdictional cases.
As a commercial litigator, Dina has acted on a range of disputes on behalf of high net worth and ultra-high net worth individuals, families and their business interests.
Dina advises on defamation in both print and electronic media, breach of privacy, breach of confidence, and harassment, including harassment on social media such as Facebook and Twitter. She advises companies and individuals on issues relating to data protection. She has acted for clients who have had their phones hacked. She also advises clients regularly on online reputation management, including advice relating to the Google Spain judgment. She provides pre and post-publication advice to journalists and editors, and gives regular seminars on libel law.
Dina has particular expertise in acting for individuals in the sporting world, including high profile footballers and boxers. She also acts for football clubs and their owners, who are often well known entrepreneurs in their own right. She is experienced in dealing with the media in relation to stories about sportspeople and responds swiftly when publication of a misleading story is threatened.
Dina has obtained injunctions to prevent the publication of private information. She is familiar with both High Court and Employment Tribunal proceedings.
Before retraining as a lawyer Dina worked as a print and radio journalist specialising in politics and business, and as a television producer for CNN, NBC and the BBC.
Dina has appeared on BBC News, BBC World, ITV, Al Jazeera and Sky TV discussing injunctions, privacy law and the European Court of Justice's Google judgment. She has given radio interviews on BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 4 and the World Service. She has been quoted in various publications including the Guardian and the Washington Post.
Dina is a trustee of the MicroLoan Foundation, which provided loans, business support and mentoring to women in sub-Saharan Africa. By providing small loans and ongoing business training and support, MicroLoan empowers women in rural Malawi and Zambia to set up self-sustainable businesses.
She is a mentor for ORT, one of the world’s largest non-governmental educational organizations and she also acts on a pro bono basis for the Legal Advice Centre, part of Queen Mary University, supervising students who advise clients of their rights.
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