Adam Tudor > Carter-Ruck > London, England > Lawyer Profile
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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).
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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 associate Mathilde Groppo is also recommended.
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