Media and Defamation

We have experience in providing advice to businesses and individuals in the following areas, including defamation:

  • Libel
  • Malicious Falsehood
  • Slander

as well as

  • Advertising
  • Data Protection
  • Privacy

We can advise on claims and on defending claims as well as compliance and editorial issues for your business or as an individual. We have particular experience in dealing with legal issues in the context of social media, whether Facebook, Twitter or blogs.

Our people with expertise in this service

Michael has acted for the Manchester Evening News as well as other publications and has acted for claimants in the following cases:

Steven Bennett v BBC
Jan Cambridge v GMB and Dr Makin
Tierney v News Group Newspapers
Wendy Ainscow v The Mail on Sunday