Social media and the ease of online publishing means that reputation management is an increasingly important consideration for businesses and institutions across all sectors. It is increasingly common for disgruntled customers, employees and competitors to cross the line, making comments or taking action that is inaccurate or unlawful.
We advise a range of organisations on these issues and our experienced solicitors can help you by acting quickly and taking action to limit your liability, or potential damage to your reputation. Please call Ben Holt on 0117 314 5478, or Tabitha Cave on 0117 314 5381.
We act both for claimants, seeking to limit exposure and damage and for those defending defamation claims, protecting legitimate free speech. We also give pre-publication advice on reducing the risk of claims.
Our experience allows us to advise on the most appropriate form of resolving a dispute, from urgent injunction applications to amicable resolution through mediation.
Our experience includes advising on and managing claims for:
We also provide legal advice on related crisis management issues, such as:
Running a case to trial can be expensive and time consuming. The majority of damage is often caused at a very early stage. Our solicitors work with our clients to seek a swift resolution, without the need for High Court action wherever possible and ideally avoiding reputational damage in the first place.
View our reputation management tips for guidance on your first steps to managing an incident.
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