Privacy & Reputation Management

Clintons provide pragmatic, round-the-clock advice across the full range of privacy and reputation management issues, including defamation, malicious falsehood, misuse of private information, breach of confidence, data protection and protection from harassment.  


The Firm acts for HNW individuals (including HRH The Duke of Sussex), well-known actors (including Shane Richie, Jessie Wallace, Joe Swash and Gillian Taylforth), television personalities (including Davina McCall, Denise Van Outen, David Walliams and Russell Brand), sportsmen (including Joey Barton, Razor Ruddock, Des Walker and other leading Premiership footballers) and musicians (including Paul Weller, Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Peter Andre), as well as corporate entities including talent agencies, production companies and broadcasters.

The 2017 edition of the Legal 500 states that “Clintons’ team ‘demonstrates nothing but class and diligence in its work’ and has ‘an impressive style and manner paired with a thorough and tough approach’. The ‘genuinely excellent’ group is active in the unlawful mobile voicemail interception litigation and is advising an extensive client list, including Chris Parker, Danny Young and Brooke Kinsella in misuse of private information claims against News Group Newspapers.

The 2018 edition of Chambers & Partners states that “the team is known for being a respected media boutique firm with a robust phone hacking practice and a venerable record in high-profile privacy cases. Particularly excels in harassment and misuse of private information cases.  Represents a fine choice of firm for celebrities, musicians and other media and entertainment personalities.”

The team consists of Principals Roddy Chisholm Batten and Andrew Sharland and Litigation Executive Caroline Hrabi.

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Clintons is a Partnership.  Its only partners are Clintons LLP and C Legal LLP and it is Authorised and Regulated in the United Kingdom by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, under number 00045165.