Our advocacy

In addition to advising and representing clients, we strive to raise awareness about non-consensual pornography and improve the laws and tools available to victims. Below are some examples of how we’re campaigning. To learn more about our recommendations for new UK laws, please visit this page.

Revenge Porn: the Naked Truth at TEDx Reading, August 2017

Senior Partner Dr. Ann Olivarius described her vision of justice for non-consensual pornography victims, shared some of her clients’ stories, and advocated to change the culture of shame around victims.

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The Futures Congress in Chile, February 2019

Senior Partner Dr. Ann Olivarius delivered an address about cyberbullying, online abuse and how they primarily affect women, at the Futures Congress in Santiago, Chile. The online audience was 2.6 million people.

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Speaking on LBC Radio about progress, April 2016

Managing Partner Jef McAllister spoke to radio presenter Lisa Aziz about the non-consensual pornography law one year after its implementation.

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Op-ed on Jeff Bezos’s reaction to non-consensual pornography in Prospect Magazine, February 2019

Senior Partner Dr. Ann Olivarius wrote an op-ed on Jeff Bezos’ decision to fight back against his nude photo leaks and the consequences of non-consensual pornography on others.

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BBC Woman’s Hour on Revenge Porn, June 2015

Managing Partner Jef McAllister appeared on BBC Woman’s Hour to discuss non-consensual pornography legislation and challenges faced in the Chrissy Chambers case.

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Speaking with Victoria Derbyshire (BBC), March 2017

Senior Partner Dr. Ann Olivarius joined Victoria Derbyshire to explain limitations of the current law and how this affects clients.

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Quoted in Wired about blackmail, February 2019

Managing Partner Jef McAllister was quoted about responding to blackmail and lessons learned from Jeff Bezos.

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Discussing the impact of non-consensual pornography and the law’s progress on Talk Radio, April, 2016

Client Chrissy Chambers described the devastating impact of non-consensual pornography and Managing Partner, Jef McAllister, explained how the law needs to be improved.

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Mentioned in BBC Three, April 2018

Dr. Ann Olivarius, Senior Partner, was quoted about the growing trend of “deepfakes” and non-consensual pornography.

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Interview with The Telegraph, August 2015

Jef McAllister, Managing Partner, was quoted in The Telegraph about the law failing to keep up with technology and the effect on victims.

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Advocacy in The Telegraph, May 2015

Senior Partner Ann Olivarius wrote about improving the law to prevent non-consensual pornography.

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Quoted by LexisNexis, June 2019

Honza Cervenka was quoted in LexisNexis article about the government’s review of non-consensual pornography laws.

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Op-ed in The Telegraph on protecting teenagers against non-consensual pornography, December 2015

Senior Partner Ann Olivarius contributed her thoughts on the social ramifications of changing the existing law.

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