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An excellent, diligent and creative lawyer. She is always on the ball, always responsive and can always be relied upon.

Legal 500 2021

Elizabeth Morley is a dispute resolution solicitor with a broad practice spanning international, commercial, media, and human rights matters.

Liz advises clients across a wide range of commercial litigation and cross-border disputes, with a particular focus on the media sector.

She regularly acts for clients on all aspects of media law, including high profile defamation and privacy actions. Her practice also covers reputation and brand-related issues, including contentious intellectual property matters, as well as data protection and regulatory matters.  Liz often takes on complex matters for clients, which include freedom of expression and human rights issues.

She has worked on cases before various domestic and international courts and tribunals, including the European Court of Human Rights and the UN Committee for the Elimination of Discrimination against Women.  She also acts for clients in cases on appeal before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.

In addition to commercial litigation, Liz also acts for clients in arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

Recent work
  • Advising various clients on privacy and defamation issues arising from online and print publications and social media posts. 
  • Reviewing articles and long-form reports for several national and international media clients and NGOs and advising on any issues prior to publication.
  • Providing advice to clients on contentious issues arising under GDPR, the Data Protection Act 2018, and other recent data protection legislation.
  • Advising clients across several sectors in connection with copyright infringement, trade mark infringement, and passing off issues.
  • Acting on behalf of intervening parties on cases involving issues of privacy and freedom of expression before the European Court of Human Rights.
  • Acting for various clients on contractual disputes and related issues, as well as, confidential arbitration matters.

Elizabeth is listed as both a key lawyer and a rising star in Civil Liberties & Human Rights by Legal 500 2020.

Elizabeth is listed as a key lawyer in Reputation Management by Legal 500 2020, providing "incredible client service".

Elizabeth is listed as a rising star in Media & Entertainment by Legal 500 2020.

Did you know
Liz is a qualified yoga teacher and is accredited by the British Wheel of Yoga.
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