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


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


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

  • Statement from Mrs Sally Masterton regarding her settlement with Lloyds Banking Group “I am pleased that Lloyds Banking Group has listened to me following the public release of the Project Lord Turnbull report in May of this...
    Spinal Tap Plaintiffs Defeat Defendants’ Motion To Dismiss Historic Litigation Moves Forward with Fraud and Copyright Termination Claims Intact; Co-creators Introduce New Legal Team to Carry Case For...
    Mancunian Rockers release song for John The popular British melodic rock band, Blood Red Saints have today released a single entitled “Justice for The Night”. It was written an...
    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...
  • 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 ( As an industry, PR is highly inc...
  • NDAs: Beware of what you wish for Disputes invariably come down to money. Whether you already have much of it and want more, or too little and also want more. Let’s face it...
    #MeToo – a year on: Lessons for law firms It’s a year since the start of the #MeToo movement and perhaps more than any other profession, various big name law firms have found thems...
    It’s silly season – but for whom? A chuckle resonated through western media in June when a Japanese water company issued a public apology to its customers when it was reveale...
    Youth, I do adore thee The race to capture the millennial vote reached the height of farcicality this week when the Conservatives launched an online competition fo...

    Our Team

    Melanie Riley
    Louise Beeson
    Senior Consultant
    Sarah Peters
    Senior Consultant
    Sara Viglione
    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 Management
    Data hacks 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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    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...
    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
    EC4Y 1AA

    PR enquiries:
    Melanie Riley, Director
    Sw: +44 (0) 20 7936 2021
    M: +44 (0) 7775 591244
    General enquiries:
    Sw: +44 (0) 20 7936 2021