“Reframing Libel Costs” – Razi Mireskandari

14 11 2010

This is a paper which was given at the City University Forum on “Re-Framing Libel” on 4 November 2010.

Introduction

Libel practitioners are increasingly partisan. Most firms are now seen, and market themselves, as either “Claimant” or “Publisher/Defendant” firms. Our libel work at Simons Muirhead & Burton is split almost down the middle. We believe that our clients’ best interests are served by the experience we have gained in acting for both sides. We have no generic interest in exclusively promoting the interest of one side over the other. Read the rest of this entry »