Managing a media crisis
Media and reputation
Unwanted media attention or the publication of private and confidential information can significantly damage your reputation, impact your privacy and affect your professional position. If the worst should happen, you need an expert strategy in place - immediately.
As respected leaders in the field of media law, we are known and recommended for providing robust, pragmatic and holistic advice to business leaders, politicians and celebrities, families and family offices, corporations and charities; ensuring protection of their information, reputation, privacy and brand.
Defending your good name
Defamatory, false and/or malicious allegations can cause you serious harm – our team has vast experience in using legal tools, industry knowledge and long-standing relationships with the media to help you successfully manage reputational risks affecting you, your family or your organization.
We frequently engage in pre-publication advice, assistance and negotiation, applying for emergency injunctions when needed. Containment is key and we utilize relationships with colleagues and contacts worldwide to obtain specialist, local advice and assistance where necessary.
Content published on social media can have an immediate and far reaching impact. We are well-versed in dealing with online issues and securing remedies, including the removal or correction of inaccurate or otherwise unlawful material and swiftly and successfully dealing with online harassment, bullying and blackmail.
Discretion is key to our approach
We never forget that we are dealing with personal and sensitive issues and we advise our clients with the utmost care, sensitivity and discretion.
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The way ahead
Legal advice on managing coronavirus
Coronavirus has left nothing untouched around the world, and will leave a long legacy of changes behind it. To help you adapt to this new world and identify the way ahead, we have a wealth of analysis and guidance available.
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