From Cream Buns to Hollywood: Paul Tweed talking about his career and libel reform

Paul Tweed didn’t expect to still be in the legal profession with Johnstons thirty five years after graduating. He explained to the lunchtime Féile audience that it had all started in 1985 with the Cream Bun Case where two local senior counsels (including Bob McCartney) were wrongly reported as having fought over the last chocolate éclair in a Holywood cake shop. Libel action against the Sunday World report ended up being settled by a jury with £50,000 damages awarded to …

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