Michael is an information litigator acting for both claimants and defendants. He specialises in advising individuals and companies on reputation management, information, cyber and media law disputes.

He covers the full spectrum of contentious matters, including defamation, privacy, data protection, breach of confidence, cyber, harassment, blackmail, right to be forgotten and subject access requests, malicious falsehood and copyright law, as well as regulatory media and data complaints, reporting restrictions, NDAs, injunction and Norwich pharmacal applications and coroners proceedings.

On the claimant side, he advises on stopping or mitigating media publication, broadcast or unlawful disclosure by malicious third parties of defamatory allegations or private or confidential information and how to obtain apologies, damages, injunctions and online takedowns. On the defendant side, he advises companies on managing cyber-attacks and the fall out, as well as how to protect publishers, platforms and data controllers and processors from legal exposure. He regularly works alongside other teams at Taylor Wessing to achieve results for clients.

He is ranked as "Up and coming" in Chambers & Partners and is "Recommended" by Spears Magazine.

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Ghosts in the machine? How can property companies deal with the threat of cyber security

21 décembre 2023
Briefing

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Protection des données et cybersécurité

Cyber security 2023: key threats and challenges

28 mars 2023
Quick read

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Global Data Hub - November - Cybersecurity

Data breach litigation latest: the floodgates are still closed in the UK

Michael Yates and Andi Terziu look at the lessons from recent data breach litigation.

8 novembre 2022

par Michael Yates et Andi Terziu

4 de 7 Publications

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Fortune Privée

Transparency – Here to Stay

4 février 2022
Quick read

par plusieurs auteurs

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