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

Carter-Ruck
6 ST ANDREW STREET
LONDON
EC4A 3AE
England

Work Department

Media and Commercial Litigation

Position

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.

Career

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

Education

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

Leisure

Family, sport, music, film.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation

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.

London > Risk advisory > Reputation management

(Hall of Fame)

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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.