Media Law: Press Releases

By Nick McAleenan, Media Lawyer I remember as a young man watching TV coverage of the OJ Simpson trial. It was dramatic stuff: a blonde brutally murdered; a celebrity US footballer (and star of The Naked Gun) in the dock; cops behaving very badly; racial tensions; and, of course, a blood soaked glove that didn’t fit.

Graham has instructed Nick McAleenan, a partner at JMW Solicitors in Manchester, to pursue a legal complaint against EE for damages, an apology and costs.

The Sun has agreed to pay substantial damages to League 1 footballer John Mousinho after using his image to accompany a news story on the recent arrests of players in relation to alleged match-fixing.

The Manchester Evening News has agreed to pay over £30,000 in damages and costs to Stevenage FC footballer Jon Ashton after wrongly using his image to illustrate a story about alleged match-fixing.

Nick McAleenan, a Data Privacy lawyer at JMW Solicitors who represented a woman who has received £75,000 after details of domestic abuse which she suffered were made public by police without her consent.

Ian Hemingway of JMW successfully acted for Mark Wilkinson in an action against The Times newspaper.

The Welsh Daily Post accept liability in a libel claim following drug shop raid story error. Details of the successful claim by Media Law specialist Nick McAleenan

Lawyers acting for Coronation Street actress Michelle Keegan have secured substantial damages for the star from The Daily Mirror for falsely claiming that she had tweeted about products in exchange for expensive gifts.

Thousands of Morrisons' employees have issued demands for compensation over what is believed to be Britain’s biggest ever data security claim.

Manchester-based law firm JMW Solicitors LLP has strengthened its media law department with the appointment of a new solicitor.

A lawyer from Manchester based law firm JMW Solicitors LLP has successfully acted for Baksho Devi Gora in a privacy action against her ex-husband Harvinder Singh Gora.

The Sun has paid ‘substantial’ damages to the family of the late Susanne Hinte, dubbed ‘Lotto Gran’ by the tabloids, for publishing intimate ‘revenge porn’ images, with a statement read in open court marking a legal first.

Morrisons has lost its appeal against the High Court’s ruling that found it legally responsible for a huge data breach affecting more than 100,000 employees.

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