Alexandra Whiston-Dew, a Managing Associate in Mishcon de Reya's Reputation Protection Group, is quoted in Citywealth Weekly commenting on the difficulty of pre-empting a crisis during times of heightened public interest in wealth management and estate planning.
"Pre-empting crisis, for example leaks by disgruntled ex-employees, is hard”, explained Alexandra Whiston-Dew, Managing Associate in Mishcon de Reya’s reputation protection team. “There will typically be a journalist willing to listen and publish, seeking to rely on the right to freedom of speech and the ‘public interest’ in revealing a client’s source of wealth and other financial details. If that information does enter the public domain, it can cause significant and lasting damage to clients’ reputations and privacy.”
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