Calle Roger de Llúria, 5 5º 1ª – 08010 Barcelona, Spain

Contact: Manuel Mediavilla, +34 934 127 763, manumediavilla@gmail.com

www.fesp.org

Geographic area served: Spain

Type of organization / entity: Journalist association

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

Types of legal support: Direct litigation of cases involving journalists/media outlets in domestic and/or international courts; providing general legal advice / counsel to journalists/media outlets; legal advocacy for specific cases and issues

Types of cases: Freedom of information claims brought by a journalist/media outlet; contractual/labor disputes between staff journalists and employers; contractual/labor disputes between freelance journalists and media outlets.

Fee structure: Fixed rates, part of association dues.

Type of advocacy support: Leading or participating in public-awareness campaigns in support of a journalist/media outlet facing legal proceedings or court challenges; leading or participating in public-awareness campaigns around specific policy or regulatory issues that impact journalists’ reporting practices and rights; issuing alerts to domestic and international media; advocacy support for labor issues or disputes.