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HWL Ebsworth Lawyers

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3 ranked lawyersBand 4AustraliaAsia-Pacific 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

HWL Ebsworth Lawyers fields an established team in the media space, advising on a range of litigation mandates, including the representation of media outlets and publishing houses in defamation cases. Also noted for pre-publication advice and expertise in intellectual property, regulatory and privacy issues in this sphere.

Notable practitioners

Josh Messing is particularly experienced in the handling of significant IT outsourcing and procurement mandates for clients from a varied range of business sectors, including broadcasting, energy and resources and financial services. Based in Sydney, he is also a seasoned adviser to the public sector, having acted on similar assignments for a number of New South Wales state government agencies.

Nicholas Pullen is a Melbourne-based media specialist who focuses principally on issues impacting on broadcasters, print and online publishers and the advertising industry, being particularly well known for his mastery of defamation issues. Market sources respect him as a "good practitioner" with notably "good experience" in his field.

Peter Campbell is based in Adelaide and has litigated media-related issues - including defamation, contempt and intellectual property disputes - for over 30 years. Interviewees identify him as a noted content and defamation specialist and "a good and very practical lawyer."

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Australia

TMT: Information Technology


Josh Messing
Band 4

TMT: Media


Nicholas Pullen
Band 3
Peter Campbell
Band 3