Firm Profile > Carter-Ruck > London , London
6 ST ANDREW STREET
Carter-Ruck > The Legal 500 Rankings
Reputation management Tier 1
The defamation & reputation management practice at Carter-Ruck is a safe port of call for blue chip companies and handles an increasing number of clients from the Middle East. The 'hugely experienced, likeable and savvy' Nigel Tait and the 'calm and measured' Adam Tudor lead a team that acts in an extensive number of libel and privacy complaints. The firm 'remains at the very top of the tree' and fields a strong team that also includes pre-publication expert Alasdair Pepper and Rebecca Toman, who acts for ultra high-net-worth individuals, entrepreneurs and celebrities. Claire Gill stands out for her role as lead partner in the landmark "right to be forgotten" case NT1/NT2 v Google where she successfully obtained an order to remove the claimants' private information from the search engine in a novel High Court ruling. Associate Helena Shipman continues to have significant impact on the practice and demonstrates 'excellent client care' in her area of expertise; misuse of private information and breach of the data protection act.
Public international law Tier 3
Carter-Ruck's team is particularly experienced in relation to sanctions or restrictive measures imposed at UN, EU or domestic level, and often represents clients before the UN Ombudsperson, the European Court of Justice, and in domestic judicial reviews of administrative decisions relating to sanctions. Guy Martin 'is the one of the foremost legal experts on sanctions'; he is representing Saudi businessman and philanthropist Yassin Kadi in his longstanding battle to challenge sanctions imposed on him in October 2001. Other key clients include governments, heads of state and leading political figures, commercial entities, charities and high-profile private clients.
International arbitration Tier 7
The geographical distribution of Carter-Ruck's cases has expanded to include eastern Europe, the CIS, the Middle East, South Asia and Latin America, and the practice acts in both investment treaty and commercial arbitrations. The 'entire team is a pleasure to work with and willing to listen to the views of others'. Senior partner Cameron Doley leads the team, which also includes Alasdair Pepper and Matthew Wescott.
Commercial litigation Tier 8
Carter-Ruck handles breach of contract, shareholder and partnership matters, professional negligence, breaches of confidence, and IP issues. Adam Tudor leads the commercial litigation practice, Alasdair Pepper's practice involves financial mis-selling claims; and Matthew Wescott acts in commercial, financial, insurance and construction disputes. Antonia Foster and Claire Gill are also experienced advisers.