The UK General Election of 2019 has seen many claims and counter-claims of falsehood and distortion but, as Carter-Ruck's Katherine Hooley explains, there are limits to what can be said when campaigning.
While many watchful eyes are fixed on President Trump's Twitter feed during his UK visit to take part in this week's NATO summit, across the pond a court will hear the trial of another public figure who has developed a reputation for dramatic Twitter interventions.
TikTok, an online application where you create and share short videos, has been in the news this week following a widely-criticised decision by the Chinese-owned company to suspend a user's account after she posted about China's treatment of the Uighur Muslim population.
This autumn we see changes to the way media law claims are dealt with in the courts in England and Wales.
Where do you draw the line when ads are obviously derivative?
The Times has praised the work of Carter-Ruck's Director of Business Development and Marketing in devising and writing for a new guide to legal public relations, which is being launched by the Public Relations and Communications Association at a reception in Central London on 19 November.
Carter-Ruck has been acknowledged by The Times in its 'Best Law Firms' supplement. The paper highlights our recent success defending responsible public interest journalism at Middle East Eye in successfully defending a substantial libel claim by former Fatah enforcer Mohammed Dahlan.
What are the implications of Brexit for international arbitration? Carter-Ruck solicitor Hashem Hijjawi analyses this in the latest issue of the Young Arbitration Review, with a particular focus on anti-suit injunctions.
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Can you require Google to de-list search results against your name anywhere in the world? Carter-Ruck lawyer Mathilde Groppo analyses the decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union in Google v CNIL.
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Carter-Ruck has been rated by Legal 500 directory for its Commercial Litigation practice.
Legal 500 reports that '[Carter-Ruck] handles breach of contract, shareholder and partnership matters, professional negligence, breaches of confidence, and IP issues.'
Carter-Ruck is again recommended for Public International Law, and the firm's Head of International Law Guy Martin appears in its Elite Leading Lawyers List as 'one of the foremost legal experts on sanctions'.
Carter-Ruck has been recommended for its International Arbitration practice by one of the leading legal directories, Legal 500.
Carter-Ruck has again confirmed its top tier status for Defamation and Reputation Management in the latest Legal 500 directory.
The Legal 500 has endorsed all four core business areas of the firm and recommended numerous Carter-Ruck lawyers in its United Kingdom 2020 analysis of Defamation & Reputation Management, International Arbitration, Public International Law and Commercial Litigation.