Paul Tweed is a senior partner at Johnsons Solicitors and heads up the Media and Dispute Resolution departments. He practices in the jurisdictions of England and Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Paul Tweed is also registered as a Foreign Legal Consultant by the California State Bar. He has been involved in many high-profile defamation actions in the UK and Ireland for more than 25 years, achieving record damages for claimant clients while also representing a number of national newspapers and publishers. His clients have included numerous well-known international personalities in the music, film, sport and entertainment industries, with many of the cases being given widespread international press coverage. In conjunction with his media practice, Paul Tweed also advises on intellectual property matters and has recently been involved in extensive litigation relating to the Estate of the late George Best, and also other issues relating to image rights for leading international personalities.