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The Law of Nations Podcast: Episode 3 – Media and Information
- Related Member(s):
- Guy Vassall-Adams QC
- Related Practice Area(s):
- International arbitration, Media and Information Law
Originally featured on The Law of Nations Blog.
Welcome to the third episode of The Law of Nations Podcast series, available to download for free each month.
The Law of Nations provides a unique insight into developments in international law. Focused on developments involving the United Kingdom, the podcasts draw on comparative law from around the world.
This episode will consider the high profile phone hacking scandal, which shocked and fascinated the British public and brought down one of the UK’s leading newspapers, The News of the World. This is well known – less well known is the role arbitration played in resolving many of the claims which followed. Angeline Welsh and Guy Vassall-Adams QC explore the unexpected overlap between arbitration and media and information law.