Johnson Winter & Slattery is engaged by major businesses, investment funds and government agencies as legal counsel on important transactions and disputes throughout Australia and surrounding regions.
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Our firm provides a diverse range of opportunities for talented, enthusiastic people to develop brilliant legal careers.
We act for industry leading television networks, newspapers, magazines, information technology companies, e-commerce and mutlimedia providers, publishers and film companies.
We provide expert advice on all issues relating to pre-publication and pre-broadcast matters, together with representing media defendants in relation to defamation, contempt, copyright and trade practices claims and litigation arising out of those issues. We have extensive experience in:
Ranked as a band 2 for media and entertainment
Ranked as a band 1 practice for TMT: media
A media-focused practice that retains a leading reputation in the field, (JWS) advises a well-known roster of media clients on issues such as pre-publication and defamation
A 'strong team with a deep knowledge of defamation litigation'
Reputation for tenacious handling of litigation on a range of media-related issues. Particularly notable experience of managing defamation proceedings. Clients range from large media corporations to high-profile individuals
"The firm's practice has significant media industry experience. It provides prompt, commercial advice. It is clearly the leading media litigation practice in Australia"
"They are calm, orderly, precise and expeditious. They are well experienced in litigation, media law and defamation, and manage matters efficiently and with a minimum of fuss"
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