Michael Yates

Senior associate

Michael is a senior associate in the IP/IT group and advises clients across a broad range of contentious matters including defamation, privacy, breach of confidence, harassment, blackmail, breach of copyright, data protection, Norwich Pharmacal and commercial disputes.

He specialises in protecting client’s reputations, privacy and data. He regularly advises on litigation, obtaining injunctive relief, asserting data subject’s rights, stopping stories, removing content and regulatory complaints and has obtained many apologies, damages/costs awards, undertakings, online takedowns and corrections. He is recognised by Legal 500 as a ‘Next Generation Lawyer’ and by Chambers & Partners as an 'Associate to Watch' in the field of Reputation Management.

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