Reputation Management - Defamation 101 for the 21st Century


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Recommended CPD point allocation: 3 points (excluding WA).

This workshop provides an understanding of the key ingredients of defamation law, recent law reform affecting concerns notices and claims thresholds as well as outlining the available defences. Additional causes of action to manage reputation will also be discussed.

Who should attend our Liability in Defamation workshop?

  • Publishers
  • In-house counsel
  • Legal managers
  • Directors and Officers.
What we'll cover
  • They 4 key ingredients for defamation
  • Who can and cannot sue for defamation
  • When is something 'published'?
  • The requirements for a valid Concerns Notice
  • The requirements for an Offer to Make Amends
  • Applications to court to discover publisher identity
  • Injunctions
  • Statutory and common law defences available to defeat defamation claims
  • Defamation law reform - what's coming next?
  • Other causes of action available to address reputational damage.
What you'll learn

You will develop an understanding of the key principles of defamation, areas of risk and what is required to succeed in either a claim or defence.

Event Details
10 November
8.15am for 8.30am - 12.45pm
Cost: Inc GST
$708 per person
$638 per person if booking two weeks before the workshop
$603 per person if in a group of three or more
Clayton Utz Brisbane
Level 28, 71 Eagle Street
Further information:
Phone 1800 882 110
Email [email protected]

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As a participant of our program you'll have comfort in knowing that you can depend on us for ongoing support. Whether it be two weeks or two years after the workshop, you can call us at any time for a short, no-cost consultation.

Recommended CPD point allocation: 3 points (excluding WA).
If this particular educational activity is relevant to your immediate or long term needs in relation to your professional development and practice of the law, then you should claim one CPD unit for each hour of attendance, refreshment breaks not included. Please contact your Professional Body for your state.