Australia: [Event] Friends of Madgwicks - Online v Reality: The legal perils of social media & defamation
Last Updated: 1 March 2016

In today's world of social media and online commentary there is a vast array of potentially defamatory material posted online. Many people feel that they can post defamatory statements online without any real world consequences.

In this seminar Catherine Ballantyne, Senior Associate will examine:

  • The legal principal of defamation;
  • How the courts deal with the modern online world of defamation;
  • Tips and tricks on how to deal with potential defamatory content online; and
  • How to protect yourself and your clients.

Please join us for a practical look at a legal issue which is becoming more and more prevalent in our increasing online world.

Event Details

Wednesday, 9 March 2016
8am to 9:15am

Madgwicks Lawyers
Level 33, 140 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

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Breakfast will be provided.*

Eligible attendees can claim one CPD point in substantive law.

* Please advise us via email of any special dietary requirements.

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