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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?”

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With regard to his response to blackmail attempts, Wired argues, “We could all learn a thing or two from Jeff Bezos.” Managing Partner of McAllister Olivarius Jef McAllister spoke with Wired about responding to blackmail, suggesting it is best to never give in to blackmailers’ requests.

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BBC Look North interviewed our Managing Partner Jef McAllister about a recent national campaign to secure anonymity for victims of revenge porn like victims of other sexual offenses. Jef McAllister commented that allowing victims to be anonymous would easily be possible and would help them feel confident the law was on their side.

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The Guardian has interviewed Jef McAllister, our Managing Partner, this week about England’s most recent revenge pornography prosecution, which saw 40 year old Simon Humphrey from St Albans receive a four-month suspended prison sentence for posting a naked image of his former partner on his Facebook page. 

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