Program Chair(s)

Justin Safayeni

Stockwoods LLP

Defamation law challenges even those who consider themselves to be experts.

And it is becoming increasingly more complex. Are you ready for the next file that crosses your desk?

Defamation law and the related procedural issues involve a myriad of challenging decisions, many of which must be made under tight timelines. The internet has only added to the increasing complexity of the issues. If you are going to successfully bring or defend a defamation action, you need dedicated knowledge and skills. In one intensive day, our experts will equip you with what you need to effectively navigate defamation law in 2019.

Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll learn

Playbook for mounting and defending Anti-SLAPP motions

Cyber-Libel & Defamation in the Digital Age, including: special considerations for bringing and defending “Twibel” cases

Remedies in Defamation Cases – everything you need to know and why

Emerging issues, including: The right to be forgotten & Is privacy the NEW defamation?

Who Should Attend

Civil litigators (plaintiffs’ and defendants’ counsel)

General practitioners

In-house litigation counsel / Corporate Counsel


Program Chair

Justin Safayeni

Stockwoods LLP



 View the program brochure and agenda to see what you’ll learn from leading experts.

Online Primers

For counsel who are new to this area, or those who may benefit from a refresher, acquire the key foundations in our intensive OnDemand primer


Available course sections

Recorded: Apr 29, 2019

$695 + HST

Recorded: Apr 29, 2019

Register for the Primer + Ondemand Program

$795 + HST

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CPD and Accreditation

OsgoodePD is an accredited provider with the LSO, the Law Society of BC and NY CLE Board. Select your location to view the eligible hours you may claim.

CPD Hours
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Substantive 4h 40m
Professionalism1h 10m
Total5h 50m
Substantive (Workshop CPD)2h 10m
Total (Workshop CPD)2h 10m

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