28 Charles Square, London, N1 6HT, United Kingdom
Online portal to seek legal assistance: http://www.mediadefence.org/get-help
Email inquiries / seek assistance: info@mediadefence.org
Phone: +44 207 324 4625


Geographic area served: All Europe

Type of organization: International NGO

Serves: Staff journalists, editors, media outlets, civic journalists/bloggers, freelance journalists, NGOs, and/or journalist associations.

Type of support: Legal, financial

Types of legal support: Direct litigation of cases involving journalists/media outlets in domestic and/or international courts; filing amicus briefs; supporting legal briefs and case law for NGOs or journalist associations; general legal advice / counsel to journalists/media outlets; pre-publication legal advice / counsel to journalists, media outlets, journalist associations; legal advocacy for specific cases and issues.

Types of cases: Defamation/libel brought against a journalist/media outlet; freedom of information claims brought by a journalist / media outlet; cases involving issues of source protection; freedom of expression-related cases.

Fee structure: Pro-bono/free

Type of financial support: Financial support to cover costs of legal proceedings; financial support to NGOs or journalist associations; providing legal aid to journalists/media outlets.