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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.
The article is available on subscription.
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.
You can read the article here.
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.
After The Sun newspaper was widely criticised for its coverage of England sportsman Ben Stokes' family tragedy, Carter-Ruck Senior Associate Dominic Garner spoke with Law Society Gazette editor Paul Rogerson about privacy, public figures and press regulation.
Mohammed Dahlan, the Palestinian politician and former head of the secret police in Gaza, has abandoned his long-running libel claim in the High Court in London against Middle East Eye (a prominent London-based news organisation covering events in the Middle East) and its editor-in-chief, David Hearst.
Read the Press Release here.
Middle East Eye and David Hearst were advised by Adam Tudor and Aidan Shipman of Carter-Ruck.
The Jewish Chronicle has paid £50,000 in damages and published a full apology to the Trustees of Interpal, a UK-registered charity that provides relief and development aid to Palestinians in need, over the newspaper's publication of false and defamatory allegations in March 2019.
Apology from Jewish Chronicle
Press release from Interpal
Article in the Jewish Chronicle by Ibrahim Hewitt, Chair of the Trustees of Interpal
Article in the Press Gazette
Pakistan Opposition Leader Shehbaz Sharif issues complaint after “politically motivated” Mail attack
Shehbaz Sharif, President of the PML-N party, Leader of the Opposition in Pakistan and former Chief Minister of Punjab, has issued a formal legal complaint against the Mail on Sunday and Mail Online, and its journalist David Rose, about an article published on Sunday, 14 July 2019.
Read the Press Release.
A press release concerning the failure of The Guardian, Der Spiegel and Mediapart to provide an opportunity for Mr Nasser Al Khelaifi to rebut claims made in a forged document. Mr Al Khelaifi will be filing a criminal complaint for forgery and the use of forged material in France.
Read the full press release here.
Cameron Doley (Carter-Ruck, London) and Francis Szpiner and Renaud Semerdjian (Stas & Associés, Paris) are lawyers acting for Nasser Al Khelaifi.
The Supreme Court's recent clarification of the 'serious harm' threshold for defamation claims has been welcomed by newspapers as a victory for free speech. In fact, it is more likely to mean escalating costs and uncertainty for claimants and defendants alike.
Writing in the Law Society's Gazette, Carter-Ruck Associate Mathilde Groppo analyses the decision and offers a prediction of its likely impact.