Johnsons Solicitors has announced that David Craig is set to take over as Head of the firm’s Media Department

David will combine his role with his position as Head of Johnsons’ Large Loss Team.  David brings a wealth of experience to the role, having acted for both Plaintiffs and Defendants in a number of high profile defamation and privacy actions in both Irish jurisdictions and Great Britain over the past 20 years.

David will be assisted by media lawyer Laura Cunningham, who has extensive experience in defamation and privacy litigation and has been involved in a number of recent high profile cases involving social networking sites.

In addition, David will be assisted by Johnsons’ Media team in Dublin, consisting of Carl Rooney (Partner), Sarah Watson and Audrey Colleran, providing an all-Ireland service.

Kenny Chambers, Johnsons’ Managing Partner, congratulated David on his appointment:

“As the premier claimant defamation practice in Northern Ireland, Johnsons’ Media Team is ranked band 1 in Defamation and Reputation Management in Chambers UK Legal Directory and I have no doubt that under David’s leadership, we will see our media department go from strength to strength”.

With presence in Belfast, Dublin and London, Johnsons is a long-established firm founded in 1898 with a strong reputation for its expertise in advising on insurance litigation and dispute resolution, media and defamation, as well as all areas of corporate and commercial law.

For further information contact Sarah Stitt/Kieran Donnelly at Morrow Communications on (t) +44 28 90 393837 (e)

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Sep, 01, 2017