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Adam Tudor

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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).


Family, sport, music, film.

London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Carter-Ruck hired the 'analytically top-notch' Matthew Wescott , who is 'pragmatic and has very good client skills', from DAC Beachcroft LLP. The team handles claims involving breach of contract, shareholder and partnership disputes, professional negligence, breach of confidence, and IP disputes. Adam Tudor  spearheads the commercial litigation practice; and Alasdair Pepper acts in financial mis-selling claims.

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London: Risk advisory

Reputation management

Within: Leading individuals

Adam Tudor - Carter-Ruck

Within: Reputation management

Carter-Ruck¬†has ‚Äėa track record of excellence in high-profile privacy and defamation actions‚Äô. They boast an impressive client list which includes, celebrities, leading business people, politicians and multinational companies and represented NT1 and NT2 in the right to be forgotten claims against Google. The ‚Äėexcellent‚Äô¬†Adam Tudor¬† successfully represented the Mahmood family in a libel case against Katie Hopkins and MailOnline. ‚ÄėExperienced‚Äô partner Nigel Tait¬† represented Aurora and Ricardo Pierdant in a libel action against Guardian Newspaper. Others names to note include Claire Gill¬† and¬†Persephone Bridgeman-Baker¬†. Antonia Foster¬† and Rebecca Toman¬† have been promoted.

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