Meghan Markle was no stranger to legal drama as a leading character in Suits, the popular American television series. Now, as a duchess married to a prince, she is facing a courtroom clash far beyond the imaginings of Hollywood screenwriters.

At the High Court this month, lawyers representing the Duchess of Sussex, 39, are scheduled to argue for a summary judgment in her privacy battle against Associated Newspapers, the publisher of the Daily Mail and The Mail on Sunday, negating the need for a trial.

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