Keith Schilling rated tenth most influential lawyer in the UK
Keith Schilling, senior partner and founder of Schillings, was placed tenth in a recent list of the hundred most influential and powerful lawyers in the UK
[USPRwire, Mon May 12 2008] Keith Schilling, media litigation specialist, founder and senior partner of Schillings, one of Britainís top law firms dedicated to safeguarding the reputations of international corporations, brands, celebrities and high-profile business people.
Keith Schilling was named the tenth most powerful lawyer in a recent list published by the Times newspaper, a list which sought to name the lawyer presently wielding the most power and influence in the UK, taking into account those that worked in the judiciary, private practice, in house, public sector and politics. Mr Schilling now sits alongside such influential names as Lord Bingham of Cornhill and the Secretary of State for Justice, Jack Straw.
Keith Schillingís pioneering work in privacy law propelled him into GQ Magazineís 200 Most Powerful Men in Britain list in 2006 as the top-ranking lawyer. His ground-breaking work in defamation, privacy, breach of confidence, copyright and contempt, has made him one of the most sought-after media lawyers in Britain. He has helped to protect the reputations of film, sport and entertainment stars as well as top companies and business executives.
Schillings provides extensive litigation and commercial legal advice to top international companies, governments, politicians, chief executives, high-profile business people, Hollywood film stars, musicians and celebrities from the world of entertainment and sport. Recognising the importance of brand protection and how vulnerable a brand can be to external events, the firm is positioned at the cutting-edge of reputation management. Schillings is characterised by its dynamic, flexible approach. It also has a track-record of achieving results over the last 25 years.
Reputation management has been a key factor in Keith Schilling reaching the top ten most powerful lawyers in the UK. Many celebrities, high-profile individuals and entrepreneurs are represented by the firm. In fact, they have been called one of the finest media law firms for celebrity and high-profile libel cases.
Schillings is one of Britainís top law firms dedicated to safeguarding the reputations of international corporations, brands, celebrities and high-profile business people.
The firmís partners have won a reputation for securing landmark rulings. Its ground-breaking privacy work in a claim by Naomi Campbell against the Daily Mirror in 2004 secured an important ruling by the House of Lords to protect personal privacy.
In 2006, Schilling helped City stockbrokers Collins Stewart Tullett plc to resolve a major defamation case against the Financial Times as well as being the first lawyers to enable a claimant to provide real-time live video evidence in a trial - without even being in the same country on behalf of film producer Roman Polanski.
Used alongside clients individual PR capabilities, Schillings have helped many realise that the law is a powerful tool in the day-to-day process of controlling what is written or broadcast about businesses and enhancing the battle to protect a corporate brand, company share price, consumer relationship or an individualís reputation or career.
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