School of Law

qLegal workshop: Companies, Social Media and the Law #legalpointers

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23 March 2015

Time: 12:00am
Venue: Google Campus, 4-5 Bonhill St, London EC2A 4BX

In this workshop qLegal advisers will discuss:

Opportunities through use if social media:

  • Promotion
  • Advertising
  • Brand
  • Customer base

Potential pitfalls through use of social media:

  • Employees and companies- consistent voice
  • Responsibility for content if you own website
  • Ownership of content if you are a user
  • Libel/defamation

Criminal activity and use of  social media:

  • Abuse
  • Trolling/cyber bullying/freedom of speech – where is the line?
  • Adequacy of existing legislation?


For directions to the venue please refer to the Campus London website.

How to Book

This event is free but prior booking is required. Please register via the qLegal Eventbrite page.


For more information please contact

Photography, video and audio recording

Please note that qLegal events may be photographed or video and audio recorded. These materials will be used for internal and external promotional purposes only by Queen Mary University of London. If you object to appearing in the photographs, please let our photographer know on the day. Alternatively you can email in advance of the event that you are attending.