Defamation and reputation management

  • The team at Gresham Legal are experienced in advising businesses and individuals in sensitively handling potentially damaging reputational issues, including with respect to publication of media statements and broadcasts.
  • We have substantial experience advising in relation to defamation and ad hoc disputes that can arise in the field of reputation management. These matters do not always proceed to trial and often require incident response at an early stage to be resolved on satisfactory terms.

  • Acting for a UK licensee broadcaster in numerous libel claims in the High Court arising from content produced abroad and shown in the UK through a dedicated satellite TV channel. Junejo v New Vision TV Limited [2021] EWHC 2366 (QB)

  • Acting for an Angolan high net worth individual in a defamation claim in the High Court against a leading Portuguese media organisation in respect of defamatory material published on the internet. Sobrinho v Impresa Publishing SA [2016] EWHC 541 (Comm)

  • Advising a UK business and its Russian owners in respect of allegedly defamatory allegations published by the BBC and The Guardian newspaper.

  • Advising and negotiating a settlement on behalf of an individual who was the subject of defamatory allegations published by The Daily Mail.

Commercial Litigation Services

Commercial Litigation

Gresham Legal acts for both claimants and defendants in all types of commercial litigation before the Higher Courts in England & Wales. We have substantial expertise across our service areas and a proven track record of success in complex and high value cases.

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International Arbitration

Gresham Legal has extensive experience of international arbitration both in London and abroad, including acting for and against sovereign states in investment disputes or related proceedings.

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