Swan Turton LLP ‘s Publishing Group represents an eclectic and growing range of publishing clients in relation to a wide variety of domestic and international issues. These include authors, libraries, professional associations, literary agencies and book publishers.
On the contentious front, we undertake copyright litigation and all kinds of contractual disputes. We also prepare complex rights related documentation and provide commercial advice on deals and advise on libel and privacy related issues.
What the Legal Directories say:
Chambers & Partners
“The firm is well regarded for its work in the publishing sector and is ranked as one of the leading publishing firms in the UK.” (2012 Edition)
“The firm is ranked as a leading media and entertainment practice and noted for its work in the publishing sector.” (2011 Edition)
- Private letters and freedom of expression: HRH Duchess of Sussex v Associated Newspapers Ltd
- Serious-er and serious-er – new guidance on the serious harm defamation test: Lachaux v Independent Print Ltd
- When Does Freedom of Speech Trump Copyright?
- Government Announces New Copyright Exceptions
- Defamation Bill Update