Mark Jones

Mark Jones

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Special Counsel
+61 7 3001 2943

Having acted for print and electronic media organisations for over 25 years Mark Jones heads the firm's Defamation and Media Services practice.

Mark has particular skills in defamation, pre-publication/broadcast advice, injunction proceedings and general media law and has successfully represented clients in major litigation before the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and High Court of Australia.

His experience also includes injunction proceedings, contempt actions and judicial review proceedings.   He represents private individuals in prosecuting and defending defamation claims. From time to time he has been involved in a number of land mark decisions and in addition has successfully resolved numerous defamation matters through mediation and other alternative dispute resolution processes. Mark's media clients include the ABC, SBS and the APN Group.

Qualifications: 
Solicitors' Board of Queensland
Memberships: 
Queensland Law Society
Communications and Media Law Association
Admission: 
1981 Supreme Court of Queensland
1981 High Court of Australia
Related Services: 
Privacy
Contempt
Social Media Defamation
Defamation
Pre-publication Advice
Professional Risk and Indemnity