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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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Lachaux V Independent Print, Supreme Court Abolished Common Law Presumption of Damage in Libel Cases

Carter-Ruck Avocate a la Cour Mathilde Groppo provides a case update for Inforrm's Blog following the Lachaux judgment handed down by The Supreme Court on 12 June 2019.

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Guardian: Mail Pays Palestinian Charity Damages Over “Hate Festival” Allegations

The Guardian has reported on the damages of £120,000 paid by the Mail and Mail Online to Carter-Ruck client, Palestinian charity Interpal.

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Daily Mail and MailOnline pay £120,000 damages to Interpal Trustees over false terror allegations

Associated Newspapers, the publisher of the Daily Mail and MailOnline, has published full apologies and paid £120,000 in libel damages to the Trustees of Interpal.

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MoD apologises and pays substantial damages to Richard Holden for breach of his privacy

The MoD has apologised to Richard Holden, a political advisor, and agreed to pay him substantial damages and the payment of costs, after it breached his privacy and data protection rights by wrongly disclosing documents from his Developed Vetting interview process to the CPS for use in a prosecution against him. Mr Holden was subsequently cleared of any wrongdoing by the Judge in the case who told him he "left court without any stain on his character".

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