Paul Tweed

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Leading defamation and privacy lawyer Paul Tweed: ‘I am absolutely frustrated, if not bewildered, that Facebook, Twitter and others are continuing to argue that they are merely a platform as opposed to a publisher.’

A committee to examine the regulation of Facebook, Twitter and other social media companies should be established as a matter of urgency, a leading de(...)

Suing for defamation in the Republic is considered to carry several advantages. Photograph: iStock

Dublin is better known for attracting tech companies than libel claimants. But a US self-help guru’s lawsuit against an American news site has highlig(...)

Tony Robbins is accused of sexual misconduct in the Buzzfeed News articles, an allegation he strenuously denies. Photograph: Dave Kotinsky/Getty

US self-help guru Tony Robbins is taking a defamation action in the Irish courts against a London-registered company behind news website Buzzfeed UK o(...)

Miriam O’Callaghan: the broadcaster has nothing to do with the skincare range and is distressed at being associated with what she says is a scam product. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan has obtained High Court orders allowing her to join as co-defendants 51 people allegedly connected to Facebook advertis(...)

Ian Paisley had “apologised unreservedly at the outset for his unintentional failure to register the hospitality he received,” a lawyer for the DUP MP said. Photograph: PA

Ian Paisley was under pressure on Wednesday night to resign as an MP after he faced suspension from the House of Commons for failing to disclose two p(...)

Associated Newspapers  has also made a substantial contribution to a charity nominated by Paddy McKillen, according to the developer’s solicitor Paul Tweed. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Developer Paddy McKillen has received an apology in the High Court over a column in the Irish Daily Mail. The paper’s publishers, Associated Newspape(...)

Depublish co-founder Breda Keena, who established the company just over a year ago with barrister Paul Tweed.

Getting caught in the crossfire of negative online comment can be distressing at any age, but when directed at children and teenagers the impact can b(...)

Cleared of rape: Paddy Jackson, whose fame guaranteed huge attention for the trial. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

If the Belfast rape trial had taken place south of the Border it could not have received nearly as much publicity. In the UK the media are allowed to (...)

The Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe, in Belgium

Maynooth University has cancelled a visit by some of its students to the Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe because of concerns over governance at(...)

Former Gate Theatre artistic director Michael Colgan set off for the south of France as the controversy grew. He refused to comment publicly but let it be known he had hired renowned defamation lawyer Paul Tweed. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

The parts of the Gate Theatre report which were released on Friday confirm what most people in Irish theatre have long known, that Michael Colgan ran (...)

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