Dispute Resolution: Defence mechanisms
For many clients, the reputational risks involved in a protracted spate of litigation are as damaging as the possibility of the judgment going against them. Clare Canning and Clare Milner look at what lawyers can do to help them save face in the public eye
In an increasingly litigious age, corporations and other organisations can consider themselves fortunate if they avoid the threat or reality of a large headline-grabbing claim. Such claims are increasingly fought out in the full glare of publicity. The bigger the claim, the more news-worthy it may appear, particularly if it can be described as threatening the very existence of your organisation.
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