London, United Kingdom (PressExposure) February 23, 2009 -- Schillings, one of the UK's top law firms dedicated to protecting the reputations of international corporations, brands and celebrities, will be delivering the closing keynote address at this year's Trust & Estates Litigation Forum.
Rod Christie-Miller, a partner at Schillings, will deliver the closing speech at the Legal Week-sponsored conference, which will discuss and offer advice on managing disputes amid market turbulence to a target audience of lawyers, banks and other financial companies.
With the world's financial markets having been in the grip of a debilitating crisis since mid-2008, this has inevitably affected the work of trust and estate litigators. The 2009 Trust and Estates Litigation conference programme will examine the impact of this turmoil along with some of the key issues surrounding the current contentious trust markets.
Rod Christie-Miller's closing address will highlight how the press will report on commercial litigation [http://www.schillings.co.uk/Display.aspx?&MasterId=5cccc8f4-b4c6-4150-a0d8-1bd7e4fd507e&NavigationId=396] in the next year and what can be done about it. The press have always been interested in reporting on publicly available Court documents and public testimony as an easy and quick news source and recent commercial and legal developments mean that is going to be increasingly prevalent. Rod will look at the reasons behind this trend, and also outline how the law can be used to counteract that threat.
Rod Christie-Miller is a litigator and leading expert in using the law of defamation, privacy and breach of confidence to protect clients who find themselves in the media spotlight. He specialises in reputation management [http://www.schillings.co.uk/Display.aspx?MasterId=8426873b-8bd8-499e-8755-5b89b1c3e658&NavigationId=206] for companies and their senior executives, public figures, overseas investors, high-net worth individuals and entrepreneurs particularly from the UK and the former Soviet states.
The Legal Week Trust & Estates Forum will take place from the 26th - 28th February at the Four Seasons Resort Provence at Terre Blanche, France, in association with The American Lawyer and principally sponsored by Legal Week and RBC Wealth Management, with Blackberry, Appleby and Carey Olsen also offering their sponsorship to the event.
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