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The doyen of defamation: Paul Tweed on smear campaigns, libel tourism and the threat of social media giants

Paul Tweed is a lawyer to Hollywood stars, Irish business leaders and even the British royal family.  He is the doyen of defamation for people convinced they have been traduced in the media and when famous foreigners go lawyer shopping to avail of the famously plaintiff-friendly libel laws in Ireland and Britain, many of them call Paul Tweed’s office in Belfast.  But Tweed has also many loyal clients across the business elite in Ireland and the UK and I’m told it’s a dead giveaway when you see his very fancy car parked outside clients’ homes when he does house calls. 

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