The Media Disputes: Defamation, Privacy & Reputation Management Forum

The only event dedicated to bringing together top-level claimant and defendant

experts to give key considerations and practical case insights across

Print, Digital, and Social Media Litigation

In-person | 16th May 2024 | Central London

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Join your media law peers at the UK’s only Litigation forum to focus solely on defamation, privacy & reputation management. Hear from solicitors, barristers, PR consultants and media insurers discuss the challenges and implications of recent and current cases.

 Hear those actively involved in live cases address recent and forthcoming developments in this increasingly changing world of media litigation

Over this one-day conference you’ll gain insights in key areas of media litigation

9x interactive sessions designed by our Advisory Board directly engaged in today’s key live cases
20+ media law specialists sharing their personal insights and experiences
Regulatory Authority updates on the latest investigations into controversial actions within media litigation

Your Chair

Your Expert Advisory Panel

Gideon Benaim
Gideon Benaim Partner
Simkins
Samantha Thompson
Samantha Thompson Senior Associate
RPC
Dan Tench
Dan Tench Partner
CMS
Emily Cox
Emily Cox Partner
Pinsent Masons
Matthew Dando
Matthew Dando Partner
Wiggin

Providing an In-House Perspective

Giving a Regulator's View on the Costs Landscape

Adapting to Impending Challenges in the

Media Disputes Regulatory and Client Landscape

- The increase of individuals as defendants as well as claimants

- Online Safety Act implications over the next few years

- Media disputes in an increasingly social media focused world

Adapting to the Multi-Claim Crack Down on

Defamation, Data Protection and Breach of Privacy

- Courts moving away from multi-claims

- Determining the best claim and route to justice

- Relevance and role of meaning in different claims

 

 

Addressing What Constitutes

Serious Harm in Media Litigation

- Navigating unsettled litigation territory

- Identifying serious harm to character

- Relevance of pre-existing reputation to determining serious harm

Navigating Client Reputation Management:

Combined PR and Legal Considerations

- Avenues to justice minimising reputational damage

- Advocating for clients in the court of public opinion

- Developing online strategies for clients throughout and following disputes

- Managing reputation internationally in a 24/7 media eco-system

Exploring Claimant and Defendant Perspectives

on SLAPPs: Overblown or Under-Recorded?

- Improving early dismissal provisions while maintaining access to justice

- The effectiveness of current Court provisions to curtail SLAPPs

- The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act 2023

Examining the Rise of AI and Determining Culpability 

for Privacy, Defamation & Data Protection Breaches

- The state of play for reputational concern from AI generation

- Adapting to the risk of IP infringement by AI

- Determining culpability for privacy, defamation, and data protection breaches

- Avenues for litigation under current laws

Latest Confirmed Speakers Include:

Claire Gill
Claire Gill Partner
Carter-Ruck
Franz Wild
Franz Wild Editor
The Bureau of Investigative Journalism
Hanna Basha
Hanna Basha Partner
Payne Hicks Beach
Michael Tyler
Michael Tyler Partner, Head of Costs
Kingsley Napley
Jeffrey Smele
Jeffrey Smele Head of Media and Communications Disputes, Partner
Simons Muirhead Burton
Abigail Healey
Abigail Healey Partner
Quillon Law
Christopher Leung
Christopher Leung Senior Associate
Fieldfisher
David Glen
David Glen Barrister
11KBW

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