Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Defamation/Reputation Management Department

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What the team is known for Active defamation practice known for its representation of the Police Federation, as well as trade unions. Significant privacy practice focused on the misuse of private information and data protection breaches. Also frequently acts for high-profile and private individuals, concerning both pre- and post-publication matters.

Strengths One client describes the team as "professional, courteous and responsive."

Another notes: "They're very good at what they do and are very quick to respond."

Notable practitioners

Adele Ashton is recognised for her expertise advising on a broad array of reputation management issues, especially defamation and privacy issues.
"An excellent practitioner who is willing to find novel arguments to resolve cases."

Jeremy Clarke-Williams is well regarded for his expertise in advising a wide range of clients on complex privacy and defamation matters.
"He is one of the most experienced solicitors in this area. He's an extremely accomplished litigator and a very good client handler - someone to trust with a tricky case." "He's extremely careful and meticulous about everything he does, which is reassuring for clients." "An excellent lawyer who is very good at what he does and quick to respond."