Schillings Senior Partner named as one of the most influential
people in London
on: October 9, 2008, 8:10 am
Release Author: Schillings
Release Summary: Schillings Founder and Senior Partner, Keith
Schilling, has been named one of the most influential people in
Release Body: Schillings Senior Partner, Keith Schilling,
has been named as one of the 1000 most influential people in London
according to the Evening Standard's 2008 survey,
appearing alongside just 28 other eminent Lawyers in the Law section
of the list.
placement in the top 1000 follows other accolades he received
earlier this year. In January 2008, he was named by Legal
Business magazine as one of the Top Ten Crisis
Lawyers in England while shortly after, in April 2008,
he was placed 10th in the Times Newspapers survey of the UK's
Most Powerful Lawyers.
2007, he was named as one of The Lawyer magazine's "Hot
Schilling is one of the founding Partners of the
law firm Schillings and is Britain’s top
media litigation specialist as well as an expert in Matrimonial
Law. His work in reputation management, defamation, privacy and
copyright have made him one of the most sought after media lawyers
in the country.
Schilling is no stranger to legal firsts and his pioneering
work has seen him win numerous landmark cases. He is widely acclaimed
for helping to establish a law of privacy in England, providing
every person, whether famous or not, the right to a private life
from the media, notably with a landmark law lords' ruling in favour
of his client Naomi Campbell against the Daily Mirror in 2005.
Following this he extended this law even further when he represented
the Harry Potter author, JK Rowling's son in his privacy appeal
against Big Picture (UK) Ltd which granted enhanced privacy
rights for Children.
about being included in this year's list of influential Londoners
Keith Schilling said, "The inclusion in this
years’ list is down to the excellence of my fellow partners
and the quality of our whole team of staff who strongly believe
in the work they do in order to best help our clients. It is really
recognition of the great work the whole firm does."
has long been admired by celebrities and high profile business
people who want better protection of their private lives from
the media. The firms’ 24 hour hotline enables clients to
receive advice right at the time when they need it the most. This
often saves valuable time enabling swift action to be taken in
order to obtain emergency injunctions to stop stories about clients'
private lives becoming tomorrow’s news.
Schilling is a guest speaker at the Legal Week Private
Client forum in Lake Como, Italy in November 2008, speaking on
Privacy Reputation Management and Human Rights.
Schillings is one of Britain’s top law firms dedicated to
safeguarding the reputations of international corporations, brands,
celebrities and high-profile business people. The firm’s
track-record in defamation, privacy and copyright cases is second
privacy and copyright are at the heart of the firm’s work,
prompting The Independent newspaper to call Schillings a "spectacularly
efficient media law firm."
firm uses the law to protect the reputations, privacy and confidentiality
of clients by helping them and their PR advisers to manage what
is published and broadcast about them. It is their ability to
adapt to the threats posed by the ever changing media landscape
which keeps them at the forefront of this specialist area. It
also specialises in commercial litigation, dispute
resolution, copyright issues, employment dispute and family
Details: Schillings PR contact:
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+44 (0)20 7034 9132