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- London: Dispute resolution > Defamation and privacy
- London: Dispute resolution > Banking litigation: investment and retail
- London: Dispute resolution > Public international law
- London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Media and entertainment
London: Dispute resolution
Within Banking litigation: investment and retail, tier 6
Carter-Ruck’s team specialises in financial mis-selling and interest swap cases. Department head Alasdair Pepper has ‘a tenacious approach to litigation’.
Within Defamation and privacy, Carter-Ruck is a first tier firm,
Carter-Ruck ‘has managed to adapt to the changing market in a way that others have not’; it is still ‘top of the tree for claimant work’, and is also recommended for defendant-side mandates. The firm maintains its top-level reputation for libel matters, and has also been an active participant in phone hacking cases. It ‘handles big litigation magnificently’. Adam Tudor is renowned for his work with Kate and Gerry McCann, and has ‘developed a large following’. Andrew Stephenson and Alasdair Pepper also have ‘longstanding reputations at the top of the market’. Lead partner Nigel Tait is ‘charismatic’, and has ‘natural gravitas without pomposity’.
Within Public international law, Carter-Ruck is a third tier firm,
Carter-Ruck is ‘excellent for sanctions-related international law work’, and has particular expertise in asset freezing measures. The practice represented Fahd Mohamed Sakher Ben El-Materi, the son-in-law of former Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, in a challenge to EU-imposed sanctions. Guy Martin is ‘knowledgeable, humane and dedicated’, and Cameron Doley is also recommended.
London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)
Within Media and entertainment, tier 4
Carter-Ruck marries ‘persistence and spot-on advice’. It represents major publishers such as Penguin Books, and handles agreements for television shows, where its clients include Syco. Practice head Guy Martin and Isabel Martorell also advise Incisive Media, and Cameron Doley represents Al Jazeera. Andrew Stephenson undertakes pre-publication review work; Ruth Collard handles contentious and non-contentious matters; and Claire Gill advises publishers and authors.
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