Carter-Ruck is one of the UK’s best known firms and is renowned for its expertise in litigation and dispute resolution.
It is recognised for its international law practice, as well as its expertise in commercial disputes and as the UK’s pre-eminent media law firm.
Carter-Ruck’s clients range from prominent individuals, UK and global UHNWs, celebrities, governments, heads of state and other political figures, multinational companies, business people, as well as commercial entities, global charities and NGOs.
The firm has extensive experience in litigation, arbitration and regulatory matters involving an international, diplomatic or geopolitical context. The team frequently represents clients in a variety of tribunals and forums worldwide. The team is also well known for advising clients who are the subject of targeted sanctions and restrictive measures at domestic, European Union or international level. The firm’s expertise in dealing with the international media means they are uniquely placed to advise on the reputational implications of sensitive international disputes.
Major clients of the firm include Al Jazeera Media Network, BLOM Bank, The State of Qatar and Hosni Mubarak (the late former Egyptian President) and his wife. The firm represented Saudi businessman and philanthropist Sheikh Yassin Kadi in his longstanding battle to challenge sanctions imposed on him in October 2001. International Memberships include the International Bar Association, American Association of International Law, American Bar Association, European Society of International Law, The British Russian Law Association and Avocats Barreau, French Bar Association.