People

Paul Tweed

FOUNDER

Paul Tweed is the founder of W P Tweed & Co. With over thirty years’ experience, he is an internationally recognised expert in the field of media law and reputation management. With offices in London, Dublin and Belfast he is recognised in Chambers Legal Guide as being among the leaders in his area of expertise

He is described by Chambers as “Such a well-respected name,” “Synonymous with this type of work” and as a “Real legend in this field and a name that everyone knows.” (Chambers guide 2021)

Having been described as “The most powerful man in Hollywood” Paul has represented many A list celebrities as well as many others from the worlds of politics, music, film, entertainment and sport. He also advises governments and large corporations. Paul also advises and represents journalist and publishers

Paul’s most recent accolades include;
[ 2021 ]
Spear’s Wealth Management Lawyer of the Year – Reputation Management
[ AUGUST 2021 ]
The Irish Legal News Lawyer of the Month

Paul is a regular contributor on media law issues in both traditional and online media. He has made many appearances on UK and International news services including Sky news, BBC, Ireland AM, RTE and Bloomberg News.

Paul has, by invitation, addressed the Parliamentary Joint Committee on the draft Defamation Bill and the Northern Ireland Assembly committee on the Defamation Act.

He has addressed the Oxford Union and Feile an Phobail as well as various international Bar Associations and business groups.

In 2012 Paul published Privacy and Libel Law; The Clash with Press Freedom. He is a regular contributor to a number of international and professional publications and periodicals.

Paul is currently completing his second book.

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Selena Kerins

Partner

Having qualified in the Republic of Ireland, and subsequently been admitted to the roll of solicitors in Northern Ireland and England & Wales, Selena has over 25 years experience in dealing with a broad range of contentious matters in all three jurisdictions. Selena has a recognised expertise in professional negligence, insurance law, and occupational health claims. With a client base that includes, corporates, insurance companies and high profile individuals, Selena has also acted for a number of Northern Ireland`s largest employers. In addition to her litigation practice, Selena also works alongside partner Paul Tweed, in dealing with media and reputation management issues, advising on both pre and post-publication matters.

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Our Offices

London

21 Arlington St
London, SW1A 1RN

+44 (0)20 8017 2738

Dublin

4 Harbourmaster Palace
IFSC Dublin 1

+353 (0)1 574 5268

Belfast

Scottish Provident Building, 7 Donegall Square West, Belfast, BT1 6JH

+44 (0)28 9013 8562