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Ruth Collard

Tel:
Work 020 7353 5005
Email:
Carter-Ruck

Work Department

Media litigation group.

Position

Partner specialising in litigation (including media/defamation).

Career

Articled Peter Carter-Ruck and Partners; qualified 1990; partner 1994.

Member

Law Society; Media Society; Justice.

Education

Coloma Girls School, Croydon; Queens’ College, Cambridge.


London: Risk advisory

Reputation management

Within: Reputation management

Carter-Ruckremains at the top of the field’ and is ‘a pre-eminent law firm for reputation matters’. The team is led by ‘the powerhouse to call in any media-related crisisNigel Tait; he ‘regularly puts clients at ease with his shrewd, pragmatic advice and is an exceptional, tenacious and clever practitioner’. Other individuals singled out include the ‘exceptionally experiencedRuth Collard; Cameron Doley; the ‘thoughtful and conscientiousClaire Gill; Guy Martin; Alasdair Pepper; the ‘intellectually rigorousAdam Tudor; and recently promoted partners Rebecca Toman and Antonia Foster. Recent highlights include acting for a high-profile individual in a dispute before the Supreme Court against News Group Newspapers regarding an interim injunction restricting publication of the claimant’s identity, and representing the Mahmood family in a libel claim against Katie Hopkins and the MailOnline. Simon Cowell, Kate and Gerry McCann, Bryan Adams, James Blunt and the Qatari royal family are also clients.

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