Top Lawyers for Media Crisis Management
Vardags’ Reputation and Privacy lawyers are experienced in preparing for, identifying, and responding to, any disruptive or unexpected crises faced by both individuals and businesses. Our team specialises in acting swiftly and strategically to respond to crises our clients may face with the highest efficacy.
Our Reputation and Privacy team are experienced in dealing with, and responding to, media inquiries, adverse coverage, and misinformation. They are adept at managing the narrative during a media crisis, ensuring that your side is presented clearly and rigorously, retaining your positive public perception in the face of attack. Whether we are issuing website take-down notices, applying the "right to be forgotten", or using defamation and data protection law to your advantage, Vardags is equipped to handle it all.
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.
Vardags expert Reputation and Privacy lawyers can find the best strategic solutions to your specific case and unique circumstances. Vardags’ serves wealthy, high-profile clients who are dependent upon their positive reputation and personal privacy. 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.
Delivering the Best Results for our Clients
We live in an age that is hungry for controversy. Events that occur within the lives of celebrities, high-profile individuals, or large businesses can be whipped up by the media till they become all consuming. When navigating or facing the prospect of a media crisis, you require a legal organisation famed for its excellence and experience in dealing with complex, sensitive matters. You need Vardags.
Vardags’ expert Reputation and Privacy lawyers are experienced in managing media crises, controlling the narrative of a breaking story, and ensuring that defamatory material about our clients is not published or said. We have a wealth of experience in liaising with experts in cyber security, investigations, public relations, and communications, giving us a breadth of perspectives on which to make decisions.
Our top Reputation and Privacy lawyers are also adept at providing a comprehensive management service, proactively ensuring that our clients maintain a positive public image. This includes individuals, organisations, and businesses, particularly those who are heavily in the public-eye.
At Vardags’, we have built a reputation on protecting yours. Whether you are defending yourself from a media onslaught, or wish to behave proactively, ensuring that you are advised by the highest quality legal expertise on your reputation and privacy matters – contact Vardags today for a free 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.