Forbes reports on upcoming revenge porn help website from McAllister Olivarius

McAllister Olivarius is set to launch a web-based service pitched to the victims of image-based abuse, offering self-help tips and explaining their options. Forbes reported on the upcoming website launch in its coverage of the 2019 International Women’s Day Event at Doughty Street Chambers, which addressed the question, “What more can the law do for women?” According to Forbes, “The fully booked event explored contemporary challenges faced by women, including image-based sexual abuse, the dire situation of refugee women or victims of trafficking and the struggles faced by women who speak out about the abuse suffered.”

Both Jef McAllister and Georgina Calvert-Lee spoke at the event. McAllister’s talk focused on some of the practical issues he has found in advancing civil cases against perpetrators of non-consensual pornography, while Calvert-Lee spoke about Chrissy Chambers, a client of McAllister Olivarius who experienced image-based sexual abuse and successfully received admission of liability from the perpetrator, damages, and copyright of her photos. McAllister also spoke about

Speaking about the upcoming launch of a revenge porn help website, McAllister explained, “We’re going to launch a web-based service pitched at the normal “person on the street” who suffers from image based abuse.  Most of the site will be devoted to explaining the law and give lots of self help tips, like how to compile a report for the police, or how to post takedown notices on various websites.  But for a relatively small fee, now pegged at 300 pounds, people who want legal advice will be able to fill out a detailed online questionnaire that will allow us to assess their case quickly, and tell them their legal options.”