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June 2020
London, UK

Defamation, Privacy & Reputation Management

Now in its 26th year this event remains Europe’s longest running defamation conference

Featuring high profile QCs providing updates on the latest cases as well as leading lawyers and in-house practitioners assessing the far reaching impact of these judgements

Thanks to everyone who attended in 2019!

We're still putting the 2020 programme together - if you'd like to know as soon as it's ready then please register your interest by downloading last year's brochure

To find out more about KNect365 Law's other conferences, click here.

Key highlights of the 2019 Programme:

Black Letter Law Update
  • Defamation update
  • Recent case law
  • Libel cases from around Europe
  • Article 8 privacy update
Data Protection and the Media
  • The overlap between privacy and data protection
  • Right to be forgotten
  • DPA journalistic exemption
  • GDPR a year on 
Platform Liability
  • Responsibility - is a duty of care the answer?
  • Intermediary liability 
  • E-Commerce Directive and future of the hosting defence 

Defamation, Privacy & Reputation Management over the years...

25+ Years
450 + speakers
1600 + attendees


What to expect:
  • This conference will take a comprehensive look at the challenges faced by the industry and allows you to obtain expert knowledge on how to tackle these challenges

  • The entire conference will be held under Chatham House rule, allowing for an open and balanced discussion

  • A diverse speaking faculty of international experts

Topics Addressed In 2019 Include:
  • Internet publication and intermediary liability
  • Specific challenges for broadcasters and streamers
  • Are libel and privacy cases suitable for arbitration?
  • The use of confidential information in a journalistic investigation
Who You Will Meet:
  • In-house counsel
  • Leading reputation management experts
  • National regulators
  • Leading lawyers in private practice
  • Senior managers and advisers from companies dealing in the sector


We have a number of exclusive and innovative sponsorship and speaking options, to help you demonstrate thought leadership in the arena. For more information please contact Hannah McGeachy on or call +44 (0) 20 7017 6354. 


  • 5RB 
  • Addleshaw Goddard 
  • Associated Newspapers 
  • Baker McKenzie 
  • BBC 
  • Channel 4
  • Clifford Chance 
  • CMS Cameron McKenna 
  • DLA Piper 
  • Express Newspapers 
  • Financial Times
  • Guardian News & Media 
  • Hat Trick Productions 
  • Hearst Magazines 
  • ITV
  • Lewis Silkin 
  • Matheson 
  • Mishcon de Reya 
  • MoneyWeek 
  • News International 
  • Norton Rose Fulbright 
  • Ofcom
  • Pinsent Masons 
  • Press Association 
  • Random House Group 
  • RTE 
  • S4C 
  • Simmons & Simmons 
  • Sky UK 
  • Slaughter & May 
  • Telegraph Media Group 
  • Times Newspapers 
  • Trinity Mirror Plc

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