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Joelle Rich

Spear’s Review

Schillings partner Joelle Rich has more than a decade of expertise in the field of privacy, libel and media law, and has taken a lead role on two of the biggest media law cases of recent years. Rich frequently assists UHNW families and figures in the public eye with issues around privacy and defamation. She is particularly adept at helping clients to deal with risks relating to social media. 

Rich was shortlisted for the Future Leader in Private Client Services Award in the 2021 Spear’s Wealth Management Awards (now the Spear’s Awards). She has been described by colleagues at Schillings as ‘a true trusted adviser to her clients’, which is ‘often borne out of navigating them through difficult periods’. 

According to the firm, Rich is adept at ‘spotting and actively mitigating threats to a client’s reputation in all aspects of their personal and business lives and is invaluable in advising on strategic decisions for the benefit of her clients’ long-term success.’

Adviser Profile

Harnessing a decade of experience in helping some of the most prominent names in the public eye, Joelle deploys her legal expertise to protect against arbitrary interference or media intrusion into her clients’ personal or business lives. As a highly seasoned problem-solver in reputation and privacy issues, Joelle can deftly devise lasting safeguarding strategies to protect her clients’ privacy and defend them in all forms of crisis. Joelle is recognised as a key practitioner in the Legal 500 Reputation Management guide, in the Spear’s 2023 Best Reputation Lawyers index, and was awarded ‘Silver’ in the ‘Future Leader Initiative of the Year’ at the Citywealth Future Leaders Awards 2021.

Rank: Recommended

Recommended 2023, Reputation & Privacy Lawyers




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