IBC Legal has organised the inaugural Media Law Summer School at Downing College, Cambridge. This is a three day residential school, with separately bookable days, providing a thorough review of the key legal issues relevant to the media industry, with practical sessions, workshops, case studies and lectures to be presented by industry leaders. There is a special discount of 50% available to Inforrm readers, details of which are set out below.
A total of 17 hours CPD are available for all three days. The course is intended to be suitable as a refresher course for those working in-house and to introduce new practitioners to the latest media law issues.
The speakers include the following:
- Jeremy Clarke-Williams, Slater Gordon.
- Jonathan Coad, Lewis Silkin.
- Ashley Hurst, Olswang LLP
- Peter Jukes, author of Beyond Contempt: the Inside Story of Phone Hacking Trial
- Alasdair Pepper, Carter-Ruck
- David Price QC of David Price, Solicitors and Advocates;
- Mark Stephens, Howard Kennedy FSI
- Hugh Tomlinson QC, Matrix
Visit the website to view the latest agenda here. The programme is as follows
Day 1, 27 August: Claimant Toolkit
- The Fundamentals of Defamation Law
- The New Defamation Act 2013
- Legal and Regulatory Strategies for Protecting Brand and Corporate Reputation International Media Law
- The Post-Leveson Landscape & Media Regulation
- Mock Privacy Injunction Exercise
Day 2, 28 August: Defendant Toolkit
- Data Protection and FOI
- Pre-Publication Skills Workshop
- News Gathering in a Post-Snowden World
- Social Media: Online Defamation, Reputation and Privacy
- Privacy and Freedom of Expression in the UK
- Public Service Broadcasting
- In-Depth Analysis and Comment on the Phone Hacking Trial
- Contempt and Reporting Restrictions
Day 3, 29 August: Commercial Toolkit
- An Introduction to Intellectual Property
- Understanding Copyright in the UK, EU & US
- Developments in Copyright, IP and the Internet Copyright Online: Key Developments
- Media and Entertainment Contracts
- Licensing and Other Structures in the UK Copyright-Based Industries
You can register online, by email or by calling +44 (0)20 7017 5503. To access this 50% discount for Inforrm readers use VIP code FKW82482INFORRM or visit the website at this link.