Kalkbraenderiloebskaj 4, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2100

Contact : Peter Lind Nielsen, peter.nielsen@twobirds.com, +45 2075 2746


Geographic area served: Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, UK

Type of organization: Private law firm

Serves: Staff journalists, editors, media outlets; freelance journalists; civic media/bloggers

Type of support: Legal

Types of legal support: Direct litigation of cases involving journalists/media outlets in domestic and/or international courts; filing amicus briefs to domestic and/or international courts in specific cases; providing supporting legal briefs and case law  to NGOs or journalist associations that are directly litigating cases involving journalists/media outlets facing legal proceedings; providing general legal advice / counsel to journalists/media outlets; providing pre-publication legal advice / counsel to journalists, media outlets, journalist associations, regarding content-related issues or other regulations; legal advocacy for specific cases and issues

Types of cases: Cases involving defamation/libel brought against a journalist/media outlet; freedom of information claims brought by a journalist/media outlet; cases involving issues of source protection and/or whistleblowing; contractual/labor disputes between staff journalists and employers; contractual/labor disputes between freelance journalists and media outlets; disputes between journalists and media outlets over violations of professional codes of ethics

Fee structure: Hourly fees; fixed rates; sliding scale