Top Defamation Lawyers for libel and slander
In the event that defamatory material has been published or said about you, Vardags can take legal action against the proprietor, right the record, and win you your deserved compensation.
Vardags’ leading solicitors possess a wealth of experience defending our clients on all legal matters relating to reputation, data privacy and the media. Our top solicitors are experienced at protecting high-profile clients who have been defamed by slanderous comments and/or libellous publications. They are accustomed to working on complex, sensitive cases that require discretion and deft action to achieve the best outcomes for our client and their families.
The team is headed by Alex McCready, who has been described as ‘the definitive reputation and privacy lawyer’ - Alex has an extensive record of acting on behalf of incredibly high-profile and affluent persons, securing the best outcomes for them and their families. Whether you are facing defamation in the press, by an individual, harassment, blackmail, mishandling of your private data, pre-publication threats, or you with to gain top legal advice on such matters - whatever the matter, contact Vardags and arrange a free consultation today.
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Vardags is a top Reputation and Privacy law firm, providing specialist legal services to our clients. Vardags’ leading solicitors possess a wealth of experience defending affluent, high-profile clients on all legal matters relating to reputation, data privacy and the media. Whatever the matter, our elite team of Reputation and Privacy lawyers can find the best strategic solutions to your specific case and unique circumstances.
In the event that defamatory material has been published or said about you, Vardags can take legal action against the proprietor, right the record, and win you your deserved compensation. Our top Reputation and Privacy lawyers have experience acting in disparate ways, across various platforms and on a diversity of cases. Whether the defamatory comments were made across social media platforms such as Twitter, written in a newspaper or magazine, or stated over non-permanent mediums such as television or radio – Vardags works tirelessly to restore our client’s reputation and to achieve the deserved compensation.
Our Reputation and Privacy solicitors have a wealth of experience dealing with defamation matters. As a result, they possess an arsenal of legal tools to achieve the best results for our clients. These include:
• Engaging with publishers of false and defamatory material to have it taken down, obtain an apology and retraction, before receiving compensation. This can include issuing a letter of claim.
• Commencing defamation or malicious falsehood proceedings on your behalf to restore your reputation.
• Making take down requests on your behalf to have false and defamatory material removed from host websites such as Twitter, Facebook, Google, Instagram.
• Identifying anonymous posters on social media and take action against them to restore and protect your reputation.
• Making complaints to regulators such as the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO).
• Defending clients who have been falsely accused of committing a crime.
• Acting on behalf of clients who have been defamed within the work place.
• Defending our clients from defamation claims.
Defamation is more than just another legal issue - it is a matter of safeguarding your reputation and ensuring you and your family’s security. Vardags’, with our elite team of Reputation and Privacy lawyers, are best placed to provide this security. Contact us today for a free initial consultation.
At Vardags, we are sympathetic to the unique challenges facing our clients when it comes to protecting their reputation and privacy. Our founder and president, Ayesha Vardag, understands this all too well.
Ayesha’s wide recognition as being “Britain’s Top Divorce Lawyer” has led her to become a prominent public figure with all the trials this entails. Being regularly featured in the national press, Ayesha has become well versed in dealing with invasive media and protecting her own reputation from defamatory attacks.
Vardags’ elite reputation and media team have a wealth of experience in protecting our high-profile, high-net-worth clients on a wide range of matters. It is never too early nor too late to get some advice on your case. Arrange a free consultation today.
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REPUTATION & PRIVACY GUIDES
The Vardags reputation and privacy guide explains all the key concepts you might need to know in relation to personal and business reputation.
Using our expertise atthe cutting-edge of litigation, we have built this guide to help answer any questions you might have about extortion, blackmail, slander, libel, harassment and privacy breaches.
Alex McCready is a Partner at Vardags. As Head of Reputation & Privacy, she is widely respected for her leading expertise in this area. Regarded as “the definitive reputation and privacy lawyer” (Spears 500) and a “total star” (Legal 500), Alex advises prominent high net worth individuals, families, and corporate clients both in the UK and internationally.
Alex regularly acts for individuals and companies in times of crisis and is committed to helping clients manage complex problems sensitively and discreetly.
Gregory is a senior associate and solicitor advocate advising a wide range of clients on all aspects of litigation, private client, reputation and privacy. He has experience in the English High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court, as well as with overseas litigation and enforcement, often dealing with lawyers and advisers in different jurisdictions.
Alanah is a senior associate in our reputation and privacy department. She has extensive expertise advising on a range of reputational risk matters, including defamation, IP and sports related cases. Alanah advises a wide range of high profile and high net worth clients, including senior executives, sport stars, celebrities and politicians.
*Foreign Qualified, Admitted in Australia only (practising under direct supervision of an authorised member of the Solicitors profession in England and Wales)
Eva joined our Reputation and Privacy team in early 2021. Her approach is sensitive yet robust, enabling her to efficiently handle her clients’ complex and often highly sensitive problems.
Whilst training, Eva gained considerable experience in our Divorce and Family departments and is therefore well-placed to assist those requiring a multi-disciplinary approach.
Isabella joined the Graduate Training Programme at Vardags in 2021. A year later, she began working in the Reputation and Privacy department, where she has gained experience in high-profile and high net worth cases involving:
- The press and social media
- Data breaches
- Invasion of privacy
- Criminal conduct including harassment and sexual offences
- Employment disputes.
She is now working as an Assistant Solicitor.