Defamation & Privacy
In recent years the team has expanded their client base and expertise into the broader areas of new media and the Internet. With the rapid increase in user generated content online and the proliferation of both corporate and personalised blogs and updates, the team’s expertise in this area is becoming more relevant in the protection of corporate and individual reputations and brand management.
The Team also carry out extensive pre-publication advice for clients covering issues such as contempt as well as defamation and copyright. Due to recent legal developments in the law relating to breach of confidence the team are increasingly advising on the publication of information which may attract an expectation of privacy, an area of law which looks set to become increasingly relevant in this field.
The Team offers a complete service in all aspects of defamation and related areas including:
- Pre-publication/Broadcast Advice
- Libel and Slander
- Breach of Confidence
- Malicious Falsehood
- Press and Broadcasting Complaints
- Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act issues
- Human Rights and Privacy
Defamation & Privacy articles
- Reynolds Privilege: Where Are We Now? Parts 1-7
- The Law Of Privacy In England And Wales Parts 1-8
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