Justin is one of Australia’s most experienced media law practitioners, practising exclusively in the area for approximately 25 years. Justin is highly sought after by high profile media entities for urgent advice on significant matters or to run large high stakes or high profile litigation. He is also extremely well regarded as a litigator and in particular, a strategic thinker.
Justin is a regular columnist for some of Australia’s largest newspapers and often called on as an expert commentator in the media.
Justin specialises in defamation, contempt of court, suppression orders, urgent injunctions, confidential information claims, freedom of information requests, journalists’ sources, prepublication advice, defending breach of legislation claims and racial vilification claims.
He provides advice to most of Australia’s largest media organisations – helping them to mitigate risk when publishing and fighting court actions like defamation or contempt of court claims. He is available 24/7 for prepublication advice on a full range of mediums (print, online, television and radio) and gives advice across the country meaning he is familiar with laws in all Australian jurisdictions.