Rebecca Toman > Carter-Ruck > London, England > Lawyer Profile

The Bureau
90 Fetter Lane

Work Department

Reputation Management / Media Group


Rebecca is a partner at Carter-Ruck.  She acts for UK and non UK HNW and UHNWIs, politicians, entrepreneurs, celebrities and high profile business people providing both contentious and non-contentious advisory services concerning business and personal assets. She protects their welfare and livelihoods through the provision of discreet legal guidance on a myriad of complex and sensitive reputation protection, dispute resolution, data and cyber security issues. She is also very experienced in dealing with complex multi-jurisdictional matters.

Rebecca is highly recommended within the industry having obtained significant damages, secured numerous injunctions, takedowns, apologies, corrections and securing the removal of digital content. Rebecca works with her clients to help devise personal, private office and commercial strategies and security policies to protect their businesses and reputation from attack. This includes working with her clients’ existing public relations and in house communication teams and effective external consultants and organisations when necessary.

Rebecca’s practice encompasses:​

  • defamation and privacy –pre and post publication and broadcast matters including the obtaining of injunctions
  • all aspects of media law
  • reputation protection, risk & crisis management
  • digital and data privacy – including internet takedown work
  • dispute resolution
  • non-disclosure agreements (NDAs)
  • asset protection
  • employment advice including confidentiality provisions within settlement agreements.

Lawyer Rankings

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Reputation management

(Next Generation Partners)

Rebecca TomanCarter-Ruck

Working to the ‘very highest standards across the board’, the team at Carter-Ruck assists high-profile clients facing the publication of untrue or intrusive allegations in traditional media, TV, radio, and social media platforms. The team supports a number of political figures, celebrities, and multinational companies, working closely with clients’ in-house PR teams to advise them on the full range of political rights regarding defamation and privacy. ‘Master strategist’ Nigel Tait heads up the practice with a formidable record of securing front page apologies by major newspapers and injunctions on defamatory publications. Specialist media litigator Adam Tudor regularly handles complex pre-publication matters alongside senior associate Helena Shipman, while Persephone Bridgman Baker advises clients on the misuse of private information and harassment. Rebecca Toman expertly handles both claimant and defendant work for UHNWIs and HNWIs, and commercial litigator Claire Gill has considerable expertise with GDPR and the Right to be Forgotten. Senior associates Mathilde Groppo and Dominic Garner are also recommended.