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Peter Bartlett has unparalleled experience in media and communications law and complex business litigation where there is corporate risk. He is one of Australia’s leading media and communications law experts, with a practice that covers the full spectrum of media and communications law from both a private commercial and regulatory perspective as well as a public sector perspective.
Peter works extensively in the Australian and international media and communications industry and his practice also spans government and high-profile individuals and major companies from other industries where reputational risk is involved.
Peter’s areas of expertise include regulatory compliance, breach of confidentiality, defamation/libel, Freedom of Information (FOI), data and personal privacy, and reputational risk management. He represents clients in major defamation and breach of confidentiality court actions and in applications to oppose suppression and non-publication orders in court proceedings. He frequently acts for prominent government and other individuals, and regularly defends media clients in defamation claims – responding to complaints, settling disputes, mediations and running trials.
Peter acts in litigation in all Australian and a number of overseas jurisdictions.
Minter Ellison is one of the Asia Pacific’s leading law firms. Established in Sydney in 1827, our firm today operates in Australia, Hong Kong, mainland China, Mongolia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom through a network of integrated offices and associated offices.
Our success has been driven by the vision of our partners, the in-depth industry expertise of our lawyers, and our commitment to work closely with clients to deliver seamless service wherever they need us.
We understand the challenges that businesses operating in a globalised marketplace face, and offer clients services that are multi-disciplinary and industry facing. Our deep understanding of how business is conducted in our region, local language skills, and proven track record for delivering outstanding work mean that clients access local experience and expertise that is informed by an international perspective.
Minter Ellison’s large and diverse client base includes blue-chip public and private companies, leading multinationals operating in the region, global financial institutions, government organisations and state-owned entities.
Our strong technical skills, underpinned by the ability to deliver commercially practical solutions that assist clients to achieve their business goals and objectives, have led to our firm’s involvement in some of the Asia Pacific’s most innovative and high-profile transactions.