Nick McAleenan

Job Title: Partner

Location: Manchester

Media Law

Nick McAleenan is a media lawyer at JMW Solicitors LLP.

Nick helps clients to protect their reputation, privacy, and confidential information.

He advises individuals and businesses on reputation management issues including:
- Defamation (libel and slander),
- Misuse of private information and harassment, including injunction proceedings,
- Breach of confidence,
- Data Protection,
- Surveillance
- Social media and internet problems (eg Internet libel),
- Preventing and handling hostile media coverage.

Nick has represented many high profile clients including well-known personalities and companies from the worlds of sport, entertainment and business. Nick’s cases often involve national newspapers, TV and radio broadcasters, and well known websites.

Nick has substantial experience of acting in high profile cases, including “phone-hacking” and “super injunction” cases. In addition to his specialism in handling media disputes, Nick also has considerable experience in dealing with high value and complex commercial litigation disputes.

Nick is often invited to appear on TV and radio to comment on legal issues. Recently Nick has appeared on BBC One and BBC Radio Manchester, and had articles published/been quoted in publications as diverse as the Manchester Evening News, football magazine When Saturday Comes, and Restaurant magazine. Nick has also been described by the Legal 500 rankings as "highly professional".

Tel: 0161 828 1858


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