Reputation Management for Individuals

"A Rolls-Royce service"

Chambers and Partners, High Net Worth Guide, 2021

"A superb team with considerable depth and experience, and a range of skills."

The Legal 500, 2022

"Outstanding knowledge and experience across all areas of media, data protection and privacy law."

The Legal 500, 2022

"Fantastic service"

Chambers and Partners, High Net Worth Guide, 2021

"They excel in dealing with complex matters at short notice and on an urgent basis"

The Legal 500, 2022

"Incredibly approachable, resilient, strategic and always fight for their clients"

Chambers and Partners, 2022

Protecting Your Most Valuable Asset – Your Reputation

Never has there been a time where so much information about your life has been so easily accessible by so many. The public domain can contain a library of data about you that you may not even know is out there. The documentation of our daily lives is not something that we necessarily have control over and, for individuals who value their reputation and privacy, it can be an uphill struggle to keep information about yourself and your family in check.

We understand the particular needs of High Net Worth individuals who choose to keep a lower profile and we jealously protect that privacy. We also look after many private, professional individuals, such as members of the legal profession, finance industry, doctors and law enforcement. As for our business clients, many are the leaders of companies with household names and of global institutions.

 

Defamation – the Truth Matters

When your character is under attack it hurts – personally, financially and your nearest and dearest. We deal with the press on a daily basis and are experts at neutralising attacks on your character quickly and effectively before momentum builds. Our skilled and highly rated litigation team will pursue an action in defamation on your behalf to clear your name.

False and defamatory information is often published online. Our team of specialists are able to deal with social media platforms, anonymous trolls and vexatious commentators. Where appropriate, we work alongside renowned PRs and digital specialists to maximise benefit to our clients.

The services we offer include:

  • Bringing defamation proceedings.
  • Preventing the publication of false and defamatory material including by newspapers and broadcasters.
  • Take-down of false and defamatory material online
  • Dealing with defamatory statements within public and privileged documents and correcting the record.
  • Complaints to the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO), including ISPO Arbitration Claims.

 

Your Privacy

The wealth of information available, whether it is private information or forms part of your social media or business profile, can impact many areas of your life. At Kingsley Napley, we are expert at identifying and dealing with the numerous issues that can arise. We believe that prevention is better than cure and where possible, we provide services to manage your privacy and reputation from the outset.

The services we offer include:

  • Privacy advice for you and your family.
  • Social Media review, clean up and cyber security.
  • Protective measures such as NDAs and advice in respect of household privacy security.
  • Dealing with privacy breaches.
  • Dealing with online harassment.
  • Dealing with online reputational matters.
  • Obtaining and discharging interim and permanent injunctions, including Norwich Pharmacal Orders.
  • Defending your privacy rights following a criminal allegation from arrest to trial.
  • Reporting restrictions and contempt of court.
  • Complaints to the Information Commissioner’s Office.

 

The Press

We are here for you in a crisis.

We will help you to manage press attention from start to finish. It is a delicate operation dealing with press intrusion, and we can help you through it. We offer the following services:

  • Dealing with press enquiries and threatened publication.
  • Press intrusion and paparazzi.
  • Preventing the publication of false stories and private information.
  • Take-down of defamatory articles and corrections from newspapers.
  • Defamation, privacy and data protection proceedings.
  • Complaints to the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO), including ISPO Arbitration Claims.

 

Harassment – Your Peace of Mind

Harassment has become part of everyday life. Along with our criminal team, we are able to take a two-pronged approach to harassment, be it online or on your doorstep. Campaigns of harassment against individuals have unfortunately become an aspect of daily life, particularly online, that more and more individuals and their children are exposed to. Whether it is bullying on social media forums, a Twitter assault because of a view expressed, an entrapment or attempted blackmail by a known or unknown individual, we will find the best way through for you. We are strategists who have the benefit of criminal, regulatory, employment and family practitioners to join your team and help you through. We offer the following services:

  • Dealing with online harassment and fake news websites.
  • Dealing with blackmailers.
  • Cease and Desist demands.
  • Injunctions against blackmailers and harassers.
  • Injunctions to prevent the threat and disclosure of private information.
  • Assisting in uncovering anonymous attackers.

A superb team with considerable depth and experience, and a range of skills. They go the extra mile, making themselves available to clients around the clock and at short notice."

The Legal 500, 2022

The Kingsley Napley Reputation and Media team has outstanding knowledge and experience across all areas of media, data protection and privacy law. They excel in dealing with complex matters at short notice and on an urgent basis."

The Legal 500, 2022

The team has an excellent combination of highly experienced partners (including Helen Morris and Charlotte Harris) and dynamic associates (including Rosa Malley and Sian Akerman). In my experience they are highly responsive and efficient, and they excel in attending to the needs of their clients.’

The Legal 500, 2022

They are extremely impressive – speedy in reaction, dexterous, wise, client-friendly, tough but fair"

Chambers and Partners, High Net Worth Guide, 2021

a Rolls-Royce service."

Chambers and Partners, High Net Worth Guide, 2021

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