Robert Anderson QC, Rachel De Luchi and Matthew Wilkinson (Level Twenty Seven Chambers) will present on the defences of triviality and justification under the Defamation Act 2005 (Qld). Brendan Read (Executive Director, KordaMentha) will review how to go about collecting electronic data for defamation cases.
What will the seminar cover?
Robert Anderson QC will chair the presentation.
Rachel De Luchi will discuss the challenges of smaller defamation claims likely to confront defamation practitioners in the digital age, including the defence of triviality.
Matthew Wilkinson will examine the practicalities of the truth or justification defence by reference to the recent Geoffrey Rush litigation.
Brendan Read will discuss the identification, preservation and analysis of electronic evidence which may be critical in defamation investigations as well as the risks around defamation investigations.
Who should attend?
All litigation lawyers, but will be of particular interest to those specialising in media & defamation law.
Speakers: Rob Anderson QC, Rachel De Luchi, Matthew Wilkinson and Brendan Read
Level Twenty Seven Chambers
Level 27, 239 George Street
Places are limited. To reserve a place for the event on 28 March 2019, please register through the form below:
The presentation is free of charge. For further information, please contact Tamara McCombe on +61 7 3008 3927.