Farrer & Co LLP

Defamation/Reputation Management: High Net Worth Department

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Farrer & Co regularly acts for high-profile clients on defamation and reputation management matters. "They are brilliant," an interviewee says, continuing: "They have a great ability to build client relationships. They are incredibly trustworthy and they have a leading practice."

"They are very easy to work with and they are focused on ensuring the client has the best advice from all advisers," a source observes. One commentator describes them as "incredibly responsive and thorough in analysis of key issues."

Notable practitioners

Julian Pike
advises high net worth individuals on privacy and reputational issues. "Julian is a lawyer you want on your team," a PR adviser comments, explaining: "He is extremely responsive, even on a weekend, and will turn around large pieces of advice on short notice. In the field of reputation management for high net worth individuals, this responsiveness is critical."

Several sources describe
Thomas Rudkin
as "a rising star" for defamation and reputation management matters. One media source says: "He is very personable, very switched on and delightful to work with." Another interviewee enthuses: "Tom is somebody you could simply call at any time and he will tell you exactly what you need to hear. He is really pleasant to work with and he immediately understands the core of the problem and tries to address that."