Paul Tweed attracted star clients by suing publishers in Belfast, London and Dublin. He plans to hold the social media giants to the same standards.
Exiled Palestinian politician Mohammed Dahlan issues libel proceedings against social media giants Facebook and Twitter in Dublin
A PALESTINIAN politician exiled by Fatah president Mahmoud Abbas has issued libel proceedings against social media giants Facebook and Twitter in Dublin.
Mohammed Dahlan, who is attempting to return to frontline Gaza politics, is taking the action over allegations around issues relating to the uprising in Turkey and civil war in Syria.
Belfast lawyer Paul Tweed has issued libel proceedings in Dublin against Facebook and Twitter on behalf of exiled Palestinian politician Mohammed Dahlan, The Irish News reports.
HOLLYWOOD couple Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis have settled a legal action over paparazzi pictures of their baby daughter appearing on a newspaper website, their Belfast-based lawyer has confirmed.
Paul Tweed said the movie stars have resolved proceedings against the publishers of the MailOnline, with an undertaking to limit future photographs.
Former Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson has secured an apology over false newspaper claims that he was once a member of a terror grouping.
A Belfast-based libel lawyer has secured an apology for the Duchess of York over false media claims that she would supply personal details on Princess Diana in return for cash.
As Paul Tweed confirmed the settlement reached in a case brought by Sarah Ferguson, he also pledged to continue inquiries aimed at identifying the source of other fake information about her.
A new corporate international advisory legal practice – Tweed – will take on the social media giants for corporates, politicians and CEOs over reputational, privacy and data issues.
LEADING libel lawyer Paul Tweed, is setting up his own practice after 39 years with Johnsons Solicitors in Belfast to focus on north African, Middle Eastern, US clients and taking on social media giants.
The new firm, called ‘Tweed’, will have greater name recognition for international clients and focus on Mr Tweed’s specialism of defamation.
A Belfast-based lawyer is setting up a firm to specialise in taking cases against social media companies and publishers on behalf of Middle Eastern and north African politicians and governments.
Paul Tweed, whose clients have included Justin Timberlake, Jennifer Lopez and Rosanna Davison, says he is leaving Johnsons, the legal firm at which he has worked for 30 years, to trade under his own name.