Defamation/Reputation Management Department

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What the team is known for Respected media boutique firm with a robust phone hacking practice and a venerable record in high-profile privacy cases. Particularly excels in harassment and misuse of private information cases. Represents a fine choice of firm for celebrities, musicians and other media and entertainment personalities. Adept at managing complaints to IPSO.

Strengths One client describes the team as "very diligent and helpful."

Another describes the lawyers as "good at communication and professional."

Work highlights Acted for the ex-wife of former Arsenal footballer Emmanuel Eboue, Aurelie Eboue, in a claim for defamation against The Sun arising out of its publication of an allegedly defamatory interview.

Notable practitioners

Roddy Chisholm Batten
leads the firm's privacy and reputation management group. He is recognised for his advice to high-profile individuals on a wide range of sensitive matters, including defamation and harassment claims.
"Roddy is very hard-working and always in touch through every step of the way. He has a very personable manner and is very easy to work with, especially through the more sensitive parts of a claim." "He is amazing - very clear, precise and always has time to explain what is happening in layman's terms." "Roddy has excellent communication and strategy."