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Litigation Support 2022
UK-wide Litigation PR & Communications
Band 1

1 Ranked Lawyers


Provided by Portland

Portland’s specialist Litigation & Disputes practice provides bespoke communications support to a broad array of clients engaged in legal issues across multiple jurisdictions, countries and languages.

The Litigation & Disputes practice are retained by industry-leading law firms to work exclusively on high-profile and complex litigation, arbitration, judicial reviews and regulatory issues in the UK and international courts. This includes the largest defendant-side UK class-action; major public contract disputes; and the significant UK and global crises.

We understand the realities of the modern media and digital landscape. Data-led communication strategies are at the heart of our offer. The Litigation & Disputes team has a notable and proven ability to undertake sophisticated audience analyses, which is supported by Portland’s specialist data and polling team.

Philip Hall founded Portland Litigation & Disputes in January 2016. Since then it has grown rapidly and has successfully been ranked Band 1 for UK Litigation Support by Chambers since 2018.

Chambers Review

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Litigation PR & Communications - UK-wide
Band 1
What the team is known for

A global communications agency, Portland advises governments, organisations and individuals across a range of jurisdictions. The firm's historical strengths in political campaigning and strategic communications provide the basis for its expertise in managing stakeholder messaging during complex litigation.


"Portland are one of the leaders, if not the best, PR and communications consultants. They are exceptional to work with at all levels, with great strategic intelligence. Aside from all of that, they are exceptionally pleasant people to know and deal with."

Notable practitioners

Philip Hall is "an outstanding individual," according to an impressed source. He is a partner at Portland and leads the agency's global specialist disputes practice. He is highly experienced in complex litigation communication projects, as well as a qualified barrister. A lawyer says: "He is excellent. I like his manner." A fellow professional adds that Hall "is well respected and known to the media."

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Philip Hall
Band 2


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