Beth Grossman delivers litigation workshop for Media Institute of Southern Africa (Zimbabwe) and International Senior Lawyers’ Project

On Thursday 4 and Friday 5 April, Beth Grossman will be speaking and providing workshop sessions on freedom of expression litigation as part of a project run by MISA  (Zimbabwe) and ISLP. Her sessions will focus on the impact of the digital age on freedom of expression and freedom of expression litigation and look at the practical aspects of litigation in this area.

Beth has a wide ranging practice in media law, freedom of expression law and human rights law. Her international practice has included advice in relation to media regulation in Zimbabwe, defamation in the Caribbean and hate speech in Myanmar. She is  instructed in a number of cases in the High Court in England and Wales concerning defamation, privacy and harassment  and Articles 8 and 10 ECHR. She acts for both claimants and defendants and her recent cases include a successful settlement in a “revenge porn” (for the Claimant), an agreement not to broadcast images from somebody’s home by a national broadcaster in respect of a documentary (for the Claimant), and a claim in libel, privacy and harassment (for the Defendant) . She advises the Metropolitan Police on data protection and privacy in relation to cautions and records held. She also provides regular pre-publication legal advice to The Sun, The Telegraph and Jewish News.

4th April 2019