Risk Advisory, Reputation Management & Defamation
Businesses face increasingly complex challenges associated with the management of risk worldwide. Our risk advisory team leverages our extensive industry experience, drawing on the risk, governance and compliance know-how from each of our global practice groups to provide in-depth knowledge of the legal and regulatory challenges facing your business.
'Whether you are a public body, business or an individual, your reputation is undoubtedly your biggest asset'
Our areas of work include:
Business transformation and innovation, including artificial intelligence, collaboration, commercialization, intellectual property and data
Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity
Environmental, social and governance (ESG)
Regulation and investigations
Regulatory compliance consulting
Sanctions and export controls
Transactional risk-based due diligence and post-deal risk monitoring
WTO and international trade
How we help :
Defamation and Reputation Management: Our team protect companies, brands and individuals from unfair reputational attacks that present an increasing threat in our competitive, 24-7 news and information environment.
Preventing and challenging publication of damaging stories or private information in the media, online or in a commercial context.
Advice on liaising with the media and the relevant codes of conduct
Obtaining, defending and discharging emergency injunctions.
Litigation involving defamation, malicious falsehood, privacy, breach of confidence and harassment.
Brand and reputation management and enhancement strategies.
Pre-publication/broadcast advice to those at risk of publishing potentially contentious materia.
Data protection issues.
Protection from harassment.
Crisis Management: Our global crisis management team provides skilled legal advice to clients around the clock and wherever they face a critical issue calling for emergency response.
• Business and human rights
• Cartels and antitrust investigations
• Class actions, including mass and toxic tort
• Corporate governance and compliance
• Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity
• Dispute resolution and litigation
• Due diligence
• Environmental law
• Food and beverage
• Health and safety law
• Healthcare and life sciences, including pharmaceuticals and medical
• Product liability, including product recalls
• Professional negligence
• Regulation and investigations
• Reputation and defamation protection
• Retail and consumer markets
• Risk advisory
• Securities, regulation and enforcement
• Transport, including aviation, shipping and roads
Our lawyers and the experienced risk consultants, advisors and professionals who make up our risk advisory team understand that effective risk management requires a holistic approach that spans across business units, areas of the law and transcends jurisdictional boundaries to ensure that processes to manage and mitigate risk are embedded in the business, its culture and working practices. With offices in 6 cities of the country along with affiliations with international law firms, we are well positioned to help clients wherever they conduct business, offering extensive experience and knowledge of regional and international regulations and laws.