Defamation/Reputation Management (Band 1)
Practice Areas: Keith Schilling is Senior Partner and Co-Founder of Schillings, which is regarded as the pre-eminent claimant law firm in England, specialising in safeguarding the reputations and privacy rights of celebrities, international corporations, brands, as well as high-profile business and political figures. He also specialises in Divorce and family law where his expertise in handling consequential media issues involving threats to privacy and reputation of those involved is highly valued. Keith is a Solicitor-Advocate and in 2008 was placed 10th in the Times list of the 100 most powerful and influential lawyers in England for his work in achieving a number of landmark decisions in privacy law and was named as one of the 1000 most influential people in London for the second year according to the Evening Standard’s 2009 survey. His work in defamation, privacy, breach of confidence, copyright and divorce, 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.
Career: Wright Webb Syrett; articled; qualified 1981. Schillings; founded present firm with two other partners 1984.