London’s leading litigation PR and legal sector reputation managers

About Us

We advise individuals, firms, chambers, companies large and small, charities and community groups – all of whom have one thing in common: the desire to communicate on matters relating to the law.

“Honestly, it's Bell Yard and then everyone else, they're really far ahead of the game."
Chambers & Partners' Litigation Support Guide

We are proud to uphold the ethical and educational standards for the PR industry as members of the PRCA.



Litigation PR

Reputation Management

Campaigns

Litigation PR

Might bringing, or facing, a claim in the courts affect your public reputation? What’s the desired impact on the other side? Are you equipped to handle the media spotlight?

Reputation Management


Profile raising

for clients working in the law

Issues management

for clients in any industry, on any topic where reputation is at stake

Campaigns

Bell Yard offers advice on creating and implementing special interest campaigns combining legal, political and media engagement towards a common aim.

  • Bell Yard leads campaign for ex-serviceman facing prosecution in Peru John Winskill served in the British Army for 11 years as an infantry officer in the Scottish Division, deployed worldwide until retirement i...
    Kingsley Napley comment on the new SFO Director, Lisa Osofsky In response to the Attorney General Office’s announcement that Lisa Osofsky is the new Director of the Serious Fraud Office, Louise Hodges...
    Nicola Finnerty joins Kingsley Napley’s Criminal Litigation team Kingsley Napley LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicola Finnerty as a new partner in its Criminal Litigation team. Nicola is a...
    Guest, McKean and Reiner Join Shearer in “This is Spinal Tap” Fraud Suit Against Vivendi MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release Issued by:  Bell Yard Communications, London O: +44 (0)207 936 2021 M: +44 77755 91244 8 February 2017,...
  • Brexit expert opinion Media analysis firm Commetric has quoted Bell Yard’s senior consultant, Louise Beeson, extensively in a blog article about how law firms a...
    Bell Yard secures top spot in new Litigation PR ranking Bell Yard Communications is delighted to share that it has been ranked as a Band 1 PR and Communications firm in Chambers & Partners'...
    Bell Yard joins the PRCA to assist in upholding ethical and educational standards The PRCA is pleased to announce that Bell Yard has joined the association to assist in upholding ethical and educational standards. Bell Yar...
    Top PR – A Man’s Game? First Published by PR Week 9 October 2017 (http://www.prweek.com/article/1446826/top-pr-industry-mans-game) As an industry, PR is highly inc...
  • GDPR: the reputational risks You’re probably sick of hearing about GDPR – to be honest, so are we! But what does interest us is the reputational risks to a company,...
    An unconventional audience: targeting the student community Disgruntled students received more than £650,000 in refunds and compensation from universities over the last year, with the Office of the I...
    The future cost of litigation Behind many a closed door lies a scandal. The Financial Times’ recent exposé of the Presidents Club’s dirty dinner evinced the venom an...
    Paradise Papers: reputations unscathed? With the media sensation surrounding Paradise Papers tempering, talk has turned to the legal and financial consequences of the leak –...
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    Our Team

    Melanie Riley
    Director
    Louise Beeson
    Senior Consultant
    Sarah Peters
    Senior Consultant
    Sara Viglione
    Consultant
    Sumaya Shiref
    Office Manager

    Our Work

    Litigation PR

    Litigation PR
    Group Action Law firm Edwin Coe LLP, acting for a 500 strong consumer group bringing a multi-million pound class action lawsuit against timeshare...
    Litigation PR
    Banking Bell Yard advised the beneficial owners of two companies suing a Swiss bank at the High Court in London for breach of duty over the sal...
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    Reputation

    Reputation Management
    Cybercrime  Bell Yard advised on crisis communications for a digital retail business which was the victim of a data-hack and theft of customer data...
    Reputation Management
    Global 100 Law Firm Bell Yard provided public relations support to an international law firm with offices in London, Europe and the Middle East. Our brief...
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    Campaigns

    Campaigns
    US/UK Extradition Since 2004 Bell Yard has driven a campaign against the UK/US extradition legislation, enacted in January 2004, which poses particular d...
    Campaigns
    Legal Services Commission Bell Yard was mandated to conduct a campaign on behalf of a law firm to highlight the disastrous consequences of the Legal Services Com...
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    International Alliance

    The CLCA (Crisis & Litigation Communicators’ Alliance) is comprised of a global array of high quality communications firms, all experts in their local jurisdictions, who work together with clients and their legal teams to ensure effective results during highly charged, high-profile, dynamic litigation scenarios.

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    Contact us

    Bell Yard Communications Limited
    21 Fleet Street
    London
    EC4Y 1AA

    Sw: +44 (0) 20 7936 2021

    M: Melanie Riley, Director: +44 (0) 7775 591244

    Email: Melanie@bell-yard.com

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