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Tony leads the firm's editorial & regulatory media team. He specialises in all aspects of publishing law, including on-line publishing. Tony also advises on a variety of related matters including regulation, copyright, lotteries, advertising, promotions, data protection, and freedom of information.
Tony advises clients including Local World, Johnston Press, Which?, Archant, Tindle Newspapers, Midland News Association, Newsquest, Telegraph Media Group, a large number of internet publishers, several major magazine publishers, and a number of digital TV broadcasters.
Tony also specialises in the legal aspects of reputation management, and leads the firm's specialist team.
Tony is also a Privy Council Agent, and has represented Commonwealth publishers in Privy Council appeals. He is an active member of the Society of Editors, and a member of the Society’s Parliamentary and Legal Committee. Tony is recognised as a 'leader in his field' by Chambers UK legal directory.
"Very established in this field, particularly in relation to defending local newspapers." Chambers 2017
"You have been the best newspaper lawyer I have ever worked with."Ian Mean, Former Editor, Western Daily Press
"Tony Jaffa is very highly regarded" Legal 500 2015
The "hugely respected" Tony Jaffa "really understands his clients' needs." As a very experienced hand at working with regional press, he gives "thoughtful advice" and "is very pragmatic." Chambers 2014