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.

  • Personal Support Unit launches fundraising appeal to expand vital services following legal aid cuts The Personal Support Unit (PSU) has revealed plans to assist Litigants in Person more than 80,000 times over the coming year (2019/20). The...
    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 Winskill 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 voted top Litigation PR firm for second year running Bell Yard Communications is delighted to share news of our ranking as a Band 1 PR & Communications firm in Chambers’ Litigation Suppor...
    Swiss agency partner joins Bell Yard’s global network of Litigation PR experts The Crisis and Litigation Communicators´ Alliance (CLCA), a global network of international Litigation PR specialists jointly founded by Be...
    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'...
  • CLCA International Summit: reflections from Amsterdam Despite all the shenanigans of Brexit, Bell Yard was grateful to receive a warm welcome from European colleagues last week at the annual mee...
    Language, Timothy! In an effort to attract hearts and minds, words matter. I’m confident I’m not alone in feeling deep dismay at the debasement of dialogue...
    Opposing a pose Amid the explosive political developments this week surrounding the House of Commons’ vote to rule out a no-deal Brexit, one image above a...
    The Singapore Convention on Mediation The Singapore Convention on Mediation, which opened for signature on 7th August, marked a defining moment in the Alternative Dispute Resolut...

    Our Team

    Melanie Riley
    Louise Beeson
    Senior Consultant
    Sarah Peters
    Senior Consultant
    Sara Viglione
    Sumaya Shiref
    Office Manager & Client Support Executive

    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