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June 2019
London, UK

Defamation, Privacy & Reputation Management

Now in its 25th year this event remains Europe’s longest running defamation conference

Featuring high profile QCs providing updates on the latest cases as well as the leading lawyers assessing the far reaching impact of these judgements

Thank you to all those who attended in 2018!

We're still putting the 2019 programme together - if you'd like to know as soon as it's ready then please register your interest by downloading last year's brochure

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Key highlights of the 2018 Programme:

Black letter law update
  • Defamation update
  • Article 8 privacy update
  • Data protection and the media – key issues
"Fake news", "alternative facts", and implications for the democratic process
  • A round up of the latest case law
  • Recent CJEU dicta on privacy
  • Interesting cases from around Europe
  • The overlap between privacy and data protection
The use of confidential information
  • What can companies or individuals do when they know that confidential information has been leaked to media?
  • What can news organisation do to best ensure that their handling of confidential information is justified and proportionate?
  • The government's use of confidential information and the Digital Economy Act

Defamation, Privacy & Reputation Management over the years...

#25 Years
450 + speakers
1600 + attendees


What to expect:
  • This conference will take a comprehensive look at the challenges faced by the industry and allows you to obtain expert knowledge on how to tackle these challenges

  • The entire conference will be held under Chatham House rule, allowing for an open and balanced discussion

  • A diverse speaking faculty of international experts

Topics Addressed In 2018 Include:
  • The Internet of Things
  • Internet publication and intermediary liability
  • Specific challenges for broadcasters and streamers
  • Are libel and privacy cases suitable for arbitration?
  • The use of confidential information in a journalistic investigation
Who You Will Meet:
  • In-house counsel
  • Leading reputation management experts
  • National regulators
  • Leading lawyers in private practice
  • Senior managers and advisers from companies dealing in the sector



  • 5RB 
  • Addleshaw Goddard 
  • Associated Newspapers 
  • Baker McKenzie 
  • BBC 
  • Channel 4
  • Clifford Chance 
  • CMS Cameron McKenna 
  • DLA Piper 
  • Express Newspapers 
  • Financial Times
  • Guardian News & Media 
  • Hat Trick Productions 
  • Hearst Magazines 
  • ITV
  • Lewis Silkin 
  • Matheson 
  • Mishcon de Reya 
  • MoneyWeek 
  • News International 
  • Norton Rose Fulbright 
  • Ofcom
  • Pinsent Masons 
  • Press Association 
  • Random House Group 
  • RTE 
  • S4C 
  • Simmons & Simmons 
  • Sky UK 
  • Slaughter & May 
  • Telegraph Media Group 
  • Times Newspapers 
  • Trinity Mirror Plc