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Paul Tweed is the senior partner of Belfast and Dublind-based media law specialist firm, Johnsons Solicitors, which also has an office in London

BLOG COMMENTARY | CAMERAS IN COURT

Cameras in Courts: Justice must be seen to be done

Cameras in courts are to be encouraged, says Paul Tweed who believes that greater transparency will lead to better justice.....

BLOG BIG STORIES | LITIGATION

Tobacco - the UK smoking gun

The tobacco industry has been unchallenged for far too long in the UK and Ireland, says Paul Tweed who is on a mission to change this.....

BLOG BIG STORIES | MEDIATION

Is government intervention needed for mediation?

Should the UK follow California and Ireland in their efforts to make mediation mainstream? Paul Tweed says both offer valuable lessons.....

BLOG BIG STORIES | PRIVACY

Does the Internet respect the concept of privacy?

The media is prone to expressing outrage and bewilderment that any information at all should be withheld by the Courts or the Government of the day. B....

BLOG COMMENTARY | PRIVACY

Paparazzi pose a real danger to privacy

Phone-hackers face prison sentences but why are the activities of paparazzi not curtailed by criminal sanctions, asks media guru Paul Tweed.....

BLOG COMMENTARY | CRIMINAL

Assumption of guilt

Has the presumption of innocence now changed to an assumption of guilt, asks high profile media lawyer Paul Tweed.....

BLOG COMMENTARY | DEFAMATION

The new Defamation Act - who is it protecting?

New libel legislation in the UK has a number of flaws and offers little help to investigative journalists, says libel doyen Paul Tweed.....

BLOG COMMENTARY | LAWYER ON THE MOVE

From the Playboy Mansion...

Paul Tweed is on the loose...Watch out Hollywood......

 

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