Top Lawyers for Pre-publication Advice
In a world in which information can spread near instantaneously, the optimal way to protect oneself from defamation is prevention of publication. Vardags’ elite team of Reputation and Privacy lawyers are experienced in providing advice to clients who are being threatened by individuals or organisations – including large media firms – by the publication of harmful or defamatory material.
Vardags is a top Reputation and Privacy law firm with our leading solicitors possessing a wealth of experience defending high profile clients on all legal matters relating to reputation, data privacy and the media. Vardags regularly acts on behalf of clients who are at risk of having their reputations damaged by threatening publications. Our approach is proactive and swift - our team are each well-versed in the intricacies of defamation law and use this expertise to negotiate and advocate on behalf of our clients. 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.
Our experienced team of Reputation and Privacy lawyers respond quickly and decisively to initial approaches by the media or any individuals who threaten to publish harmful and defamatory information. We handle issues with the utmost sensitivity and discretion, tailoring our approach to the individual needs of each client. Contact Vardags today for a free initial consultation on your matter.
Ensuring the Best Outcomes for our Clients
Vardags’ provides pre-publication advice and action for clients being threatened by defamatory or damaging material. Our best Reputation and Privacy lawyers are able to obtain injunctions to prevent the publication of defamatory material or private information, thus safeguarding your Reputation and Privacy.
Our specialist Reputation and Privacy lawyers are skilled engaging with the media organisation or any individual who has threatened to defame you by putting them on notice that they intend on publishing false and defamatory information and obtain undertakings from them to ensure that the false and defamatory information is not published. If this fails, our solicitors are experienced at seeking injunctive relief to stop the media outlet or individual from publishing false and defamatory information.
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.
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.