Michael Yates

Senior associate

Michael is an information litigator and reputation management specialist. He is ranked as a 'Star Associate' and an 'Associate to Watch' in the field of Reputation Management in Chambers & Partners and recognised as a 'Next Generation Lawyer' in Legal 500.

He advises high net worth and high profile individuals and companies on contentious information and media law issues.

His specialises in defamation, privacy, breach of confidence, harassment, blackmail, data protection, right to be forgotten and subject access requests, malicious falsehood and copyright law, as well as regulatory complaints.

He regularly advises on injunctions against the media or malicious third parties, and reporting restrictions and privacy issues in divorce and coroners proceedings. He also stops stories and unlawful disclosures and obtains apologies, damages and online takedowns.

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