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Journalist reaches settlement after Twitter message

We advised The Guardian’s George Monbiot after Conservative peer Lord McAlpine launched defamation proceedings against him for comments on the microblogging site. Mr Monbiot reached a unusual settlement with the peer, agreeing to carry out charity work as recompense.   … Read further

DPSA defends businessman over statements in Serbian publications

We have been instructed by Ratko Knezevic, the former chief of the Montenegrin trade delegation, to take over the defence in a libel claim brought by Stanko Subotic.

Bloggers instruct DPSA

We have recently been instructed by the operator of the website If You Tickle Us, in relation to an order made against Google Inc to disclose the identities of the contibutors to the website.   Telegraph 

Senior judge backs transparency in the courts as injunction lifted

We advised The Sunday Telegraph and columnist, Christopher Booker, in their successful bid to lift an injunction on the reporting of a divorce dispute involving young children. Mr Booker had written a series of articles following the case and highlighting … Read further

Mosque trustees successful in claim by ex-chairman

We represented three trustees of the Muslim Community and Education Centre in a defamation claim made by Reshard Auladin, the former chairman of the board of trustees. Mr Auladin had alleged that a statement released by the board following his … Read further

Hacked Off publishes draft Leveson Bill

David Price QC has recently been quoted in The Times in relation to his views on the new Media Freedom and Regulatory Standards bill published by Hacked Off, a pressure group set up in response to the phone hacking scandal. … Read further

Costs success for Jason Spiller

We acted for the defendants in the long-running case of Joseph v Spiller, which made history when the Supreme Court rebranded the defence of fair comment as “honest comment”. Mr Justice Tugendhat found that the defendants had not successfully proved … Read further

Katie Price privacy claim continues

We continue to represent Jamelah Asmar in a privacy claim for misuse of confidential information. Katie Price is also suing her ex-husband, Peter Andre, and her former management. Tugendhat J recently refused to strike out the claim against our client … Read further

Korieh Duodu “Leveson has been tasked with the impossible”

In an article for The Lawyer this month, Korieh Duodu writes that Lord Justice Leveson has been faced with an impossible task in his inquiry into press standards, and freedom of speech is likely to be the scapegoat of his … Read further

Korieh Duodu lectures on privacy law at London College of Communication

Korieh Duodu has been invited to lecture on privacy, confidentiality and data protection law as part of the Postgraduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism at the London College of Communication. The award winning course provides top quality training for people aspiring … Read further