Filip Medarski finished High school and Law Faculty in Skopje, Macedonia. Worked two years at the Law faculty as an assistant in the Civil department. Practices law in own office since 2004. Representative of the Association of the journalist of Macedonia since 2009. He has been involved in many defamation cases as the defender of the journalists and media and also has experience in Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg litigation (including one Grand Chamber case). He is an author of several defamation/freedom of expression manuals and publications. Filip also delivered several trainings on freedom of expression/defamation to both journalists and lawyers.