The protection of one’s good name and freedom of expression are important constitutionally protected rights but conflicts between them frequently arise in practice.

Defamation claims can arise in many surprising contexts in Ireland and this area of the law expands into pre-publication consideration of books and written projects, advising on the appropriateness of film scripts, documentaries, TV advertisements, copyright and the emerging use of the Internet in modern communications.

Our experienced team of solicitors provide Defamation advice on issues including:

  • Contempt
  • Media Rights
  • Pre-publication advices
  • Post Publication litigation
  • Libel and Slander
  • Constitutional Rights
  • Internet and electronic contracts
  • Books, Fiction and Non-fiction
  • Films and Documentaries