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.
Areas OF PRACTICE
Breach of Confidence
Contempt of Court/Parliament
Defamation & Injurious Falsehood
Media Strategy & Advice
Misleading & Deceptive Conduct
Non-Publication & Suppression Orders
Public Interest Immunity
Vilification & Hate Speech