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By its very nature, the majority of Carter-Ruck’s pre-publication and privacy-related work is confidential and must remain so. However, a selection of recent media and defamation work highlights which are in the public domain is set out below.


Carter-Ruck’s Persephone Bridgman Baker: can copycat advertising be controlled?

Where do you draw the line when ads are obviously derivative?

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Carter-Ruck Recognised in The Times’ ‘Best Lawyers’ Guide

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.

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Brexit - impact on international arbitration

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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Right of Erasure - CJEU limits territorial scope of delisting orders

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 recommended for Commercial Litigation in Legal 500 Results

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.'

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Carter-Ruck status again confirmed for Public International Law by Legal 500

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'.

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Carter-Ruck ‘high quality’ International Arbitration position confirmed by Legal 500

Carter-Ruck has been recommended for its International Arbitration practice by one of the leading legal directories, Legal 500.

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Carter-Ruck confirmed as ‘market leaders’ for Defamation and Reputation Management by Legal 500

Carter-Ruck has again confirmed its top tier status for Defamation and Reputation Management in the latest Legal 500 directory.

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Legal 500 - Carter-Ruck “top of the tree” and recognised in all four of its core practice areas

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.

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The Sun’s coverage of Ben Stokes’ family tragedy: Carter-Ruck comment in press

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.

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Middle East Eye defeats libel claim brought by prominent Palestinian and UAE “fixer”

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.

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Interpal Trustees secure full apology and £50,000 in libel damages from Jewish Chronicle

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.

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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.

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Nasser Al Khelaifi – Media Attacks Based On Forged Document

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.

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Lachaux: Supreme Court clarifies ‘serious harm’ threshold for defamation claims

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.

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