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Elizabeth Morley – excellent, industrious and unflappable. She is a pleasure to work with, and adds real value to any team.

Legal 500 2022
About

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.

Recent work
  • Advising various clients on privacy and defamation issues arising from online and print publications and social media posts.
  • Reviewing articles, broadcast monologues and long-form reports for several national and international media clients and NGOs and advising on any issues prior to publication.
  • Acting for a professional sports client in connection with his high-profile contractual dispute with his agent.
  • Acting for a journalist in her application to obtain access to documents on the court file in Family Court proceedings.
  • Providing advice to clients on contentious issues arising under the UK GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018.
  • 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.
Accolades
  • Listed as Next Generation Partner, Public Sector: Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Legal 500 2022
  • Listed as Next Generation Partner, TMT (Technology, Media, Telecommunications): Media and Entertainment (including media finance), Legal 500 2022
  • "Liz Morley is a wonderful lawyer, who is very hard-working and approachable." Legal 500 2022
  • "Liz Morley is a superb lawyer, extremely competent and calm. She also has a very friendly manner." Legal 500 2022
  • Listed as Key Lawyer, TMT (Technology, Media, Telecommunications): Reputation Management, Legal 500 2022
  • "Elizabeth Morley [is] excellent, industrious and unflappable. She is a pleasure to work with, and adds real value to any team." Legal 500 2022
  • Recommended in Spear's 500.
Did you know
Liz is a qualified yoga teacher and is accredited by the British Wheel of Yoga.
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