E. Tollenaerestraat 56 bus 23 B – 1020 Brussels

Contact :  Didier Deneuter

Didier.deneuter@modo-law.be

T +32.2.427.39.00
F +32.2.425.39.00
M +32.475.23.45.23

Geographic area served: Belgium

Type of organization/entity: 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; supporting legal briefs and case law for NGOs or journalist associations; providing general legal advice / counsel to journalists/media outlets; providing pre-publication legal advice / counsel to journalists, media outlets, journalist associations; legal advocacy for specific cases and issues.

Types of cases: Defamation/libel; freedom of information cases; source protection and/or whistleblowing; contractual/labor disputes between staff, freelance journalists and employers; disputes between journalists and media outlets over violations of professional codes of ethics.

Fee structure: “Low-bono”/low cost