Elizabeth Morley > Howard Kennedy LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Howard Kennedy LLP

Work Department

Dispute Resolution


Elizabeth Morley is a dispute resolution solicitor with a broad practice spanning international, commercial, media and human rights matters.

Liz advises clients across a wide range of commercial litigation and cross-border disputes, with a particular focus on the media sector.

She regularly acts for clients on all aspects of media law, including high profile defamation and privacy actions. Her practice also covers reputation and brand-related issues, including contentious intellectual property matters, as well as, data protection and regulatory matters.  Liz often takes on complex matters for clients, which include freedom of expression and human rights issues.

She has worked on cases before various domestic and international courts and tribunals, including the European Court of Human Rights and the UN Committee for the Elimination of Discrimination against Women.  She also acts for clients in cases on appeal before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.



Lawyer Rankings

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Reputation management

Howard Kennedy LLP advises HNWIs and large corporates across the sport, media, broadcasting, politics and publishing sectors on highly sensitive defamation and reputation management issues. Additionally, the team handles cases surrounding social media and international free speech and privacy issues. The practice is led by Mark Stephens, who has a strong track record handling some of the most sensitive matters on behalf of corporate and media figures. He is supported by Elizabeth Morley, who provides defamation and reputation management advice to high-profile brands and businesses.

London > Public sector > Civil liberties and human rights

(Next Generation Partners)

Elizabeth MorleyHoward Kennedy LLP

Howard Kennedy LLP utilises its expertise in media law to advise on novel human rights issues that walk the tightrope between the right to free speech and privacy, handling a number of ground-breaking cases with both domestic and international significance. Practice head Mark Stephens CBE commands an exceptional reputation in this field, having regularly appeared before the ECtHR, the Privy Council and the UN Committee of Human Rights. Elizabeth Morley is another key contact, who, as well as handling cases relating to the ECHR Article 8 and 10 balance, advises clients on other complex issues, such as the right to a fair trial.

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Media: Theatre, publishing and other media

(Next Generation Partners)

Elizabeth Morley – Howard Kennedy LLP

Handling both contractual and IP matters and a range of litigation in the publishing sphere, Howard Kennedy LLP is a regular port of call for leading magazines, newspapers, book publishers, authors and literary agents. A specialist in international and regulatory matters, Mark Stephens CBE co-heads the practice with Robert Lands, an IP expert with a strong profile for his work in the publishing and broadcasting spheres. On the contentious side, Elizabeth Morley comes recommended for her expertise in reputation management, privacy and data protection, where she advises various media organisations, journalists, bloggers and publications.

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Media: Film & TV

Howard Kennedy LLP provides major UK and international broadcasters with pre-broadcast, pre-publication and reputation management advice. Mark Stephens CBE, an expert in international comparative media law, co-heads the broad media & entertainment practice with Robert Lands, who focuses on IP and data protection matters pertaining to the creative industries. Seasoned litigator Elizabeth Morley regularly advises on defamation, privacy and data protection.