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"We heard the main players in this area go through everything then some. Left feeling completely brought up to speed and with an excellent resource booklet."
Brabners Chaffe Street
Keynote Speaker: Steve Coogan

Steve Coogan

Conference Chairman

Conference Chairman

2014 speakers include
Prash Narik General Counsel Channel 4
Gill Phillips Dr. Ed. Legal Services Guardian Ns & Med Ltd
Adam Cannon Editorial Legal Dr. Telegraph Med. Grp.
Michael McManus Executive Driector (Transition) PCC
Panel Sessions Include

panel session

Renowned Legal Updates from the Leading QC's

Defamation Update from Heather Rogers QC
Privacy Update from Antony White QC

Hear Exclusively From IPSO

Gain insight on what will happen to IPSO on 1st May 2014, and the future of press legislation

The Experts In This Field Sharing Their Knowledge With You!

Andrew Caldecott QC, Hugh Tomlinson QC, Mark Lewis & Many More!

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Defamation & Privacy Conference 2014

The leading Defamation & Privacy conference - now in its 21st year

The leading event of its kind, unmissable for all media lawyers who need to be on top of recent developments and prepared for future changes

Why attend the Defamation & Privacy 2014 conference?

Hear directly from those at the forefront of defamation and privacy law at this exceptional conference expertly chaired by  Andrew Caldecott QC who is regarded by many as the leading advocate in the field.

View the current Defamation & Privacy conference agenda now.

Benefit from superb panel discussions featuring:

  • the future of press regulation, IPSO and the Royal Charter
  • the Defamation Act in force in April, what to expect
  • Freedom of Information and Criminal Exposure for the Media

Fulfil your CPD requirements whilst networking with your peers.

Don't leave it until the end of the year to chase around for your required CPD points, plus maximise your time out of the office not only through benefiting from the knowledge and experience of the speakers but by meeting with your peers in the industry and widening your media law network.

In our 21st year we are looking forward to another day of high-level presentations, intensive debate and informal discussions over refreshments!

100+ attendees confirmed for Defamation & Privacy conference 2014, from companies including:

  • Burness Paull & Williamsons LLP
  • Mishcon De Reya
  • Lewis Silkin LLP
  • Channel 4 Television
  • British Sky Broadcasting Limited
  • Farrer & Co LLP
  • The Random House Group
  • Olswang LLP
  • Kingsley Napley LLP
  • Little Brown Book Group
  • Swan Turton LLP
  • BPP
  • Mishlon De Reya
  • Times Newspapers Ltd
  • Aslan Charles Kousetta LLP
  • Hayes solicitors
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Withers LLP
  • MMU
  • The Random House Group Ltd
  • Thorntons Law LLP
  • Telegraph Media Group Ltd
  • Simons Muirhead & Burton
  • BBC
  • Clarke Willmott & Clarke
  • UKTV
  • Schillings
  • Clintons Solicitors
  • RTE Solicitors Office
  • Press Association
  • News International Newspapers Ltd
  • News International
  • Michael Simkins LLP
  • Meryl Evans Cyfreithwraig Solicitor
  • Mellicks
  • Ledingham Chalmers LLP
  • FremantleMedia Ltd
  • Forbes Anderson Free
  • Express Newspapers
  • DLA Piper UK LLP
  • Trinity Mirror Plc
  • 5RB
  • Squire Sanders (UK) LLP
  • Matheson
  • Ray, Quinney & Nebeker
  • Keystone Law
  • Huntingdon Law Courts
  • Treasury Solicitors Department
  • The Financial Times Ltd
  • Taylor Hampton Solicitors Ltd
  • Newspaper Society
  • BPP College of Professional Studies
  • BCL Burton Copeland
  • Informa
  • IMG Media
  • Bates Wells & Braithwaite London LLP
  • PACT
  • Levy & McRae
  • Axiom Advocates
  • Faculty of Advocates
  • Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia
  • BBC Scotland
  • William Fry
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP

Why You Cannot Miss This Exceptional Defamation & Privacy Conference!!

  1. This a unique opportunity to hear from Michael McManus, Executive Director (Transition) of the PCC
  2. A Snowden Case Study form Gill Phillips of the Guardian and an exciting panel on Freedom of information and criminal exposure for the media
  3. You will received second to none caselaw and legal development updates on Defamation, Privacy and Contempt from the exceptional of Antony White QC and Heather Rogers QC
  4. You will hear from Hugh Tomlinson QC, who drafted the Leveson Bill and is chairman of the Hacked Off campaign
  5. Special focus on online and social media challenges
  6. Chaired expertly by 'star individual' Chambers and Partners ranked Andrew Caldecott QC!
  7. Representation from the PCC, The Times, The Telegraph, The Guardian, The BBC, ITN and Channel 4
  8. Instrumental practitioners like Mark Lewis, Eleanor Peart, Rupert Earle and Louis Charalambous!

It is clear that the next 12 months are sure to be as eventful as the last and the Defamation & Privacy conference is the perfect opportunity to join with your peers to ensure you are fully up to speed and to discuss the future of media law.

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(updated 26 July 2014)

Defamation & Privacy Testimonials

"Very skilful round-up of the year's developments with expert insight on all the hot topics."
P Spring
Mills Selig

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