Adam Tudor > Carter-Ruck > London, England > Lawyer Profile

The Bureau
90 Fetter Lane

Work Department

Media and Commercial Litigation


Partner specialising in media and reputation management as well as commercial dispute resolution. Noteworthy cases include: representing Kate and Gerry McCann – securing for them an unprecedented four front-page apologies from national newspapers together with damages of £550,000; representing numerous individuals falsely linked with terrorist plots (obtaining numerous broadcast and printed apologies and damages totalling over £700,000); representing Yusuf Islam (formerly Cat Stevens) in numerous successful libel complaints. Other clients include various national governments and heads of state, political figures and multinational corporations.


Trained Herbert Smith; qualified 1997; Peter Carter-Ruck & Partners 2001; partner 2003. Qualified solicitor advocate.


Stanwell School, Penarth; Balliol College, Oxford (1993 First Class Degree Law); Nottingham Law School (1994 LPC).

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Hall of Fame)

Adam TudorCarter-Ruck

Carter-Ruck is the go-to firm for a number of notable individuals and organisations facing threats to their reputations and privacy on both a domestic and international stage. In addition, the team also acts for a series of internationally-focused publishers and broadcasters. Practice head and managing partner Nigel Tait has a strong track record in litigation, regularly securing front page apologies in national newspapers. Adam Tudor typically handles reputational matters for multinational corporations, as well as NGOs and high-profile politicians and celebrities. Persephone Bridgman Baker specialises in defamation, privacy and data protection, while Rebecca Toman is experienced in blackmail and harassment matters, as well as other forms of crisis management. Senior associate Mathilde Groppo is experienced in acting for both claimants and defendants, while senior associate Helena Shipman handles misuse of private information and data protection claims.