Media & Reputation

The counsel of 6 St James Hall Reputation & Media practice group have extensive experience advising on the prompt, appropriate and effective management of media inquiries, defamatory publications, and applications for suppression and non-publication orders.

Counsel appear throughout Australia for media interests, corporate clients and individuals, including in jury and non-jury trials and appeals, and before bodies including ACMA, the AAT, NCAT, ICAC, the Police Integrity Commission & Inquests.      

Counsel advise and appear both for and against Australia’s leading print and electronic media, television networks and public broadcasters.

Counsel also advise Australian and international film and television production houses, independent film producers, and film funding bodies.


ACMA Complaints

Breach Complaints

Broadcasting Law

Contempt of Court/Parliament

Defamation & Injurious Falsehood

Film Advice

Internet Publications

Media Strategy & Advice

Misleading & Deceptive Conduct

Non-Publication & Suppression Orders

Pre-publication Advice


Public Interest Immunity


Vilification & Hate Speech