Manleys’ clients include media companies, celebrities, political organisations, sports clubs and professional sportspeople, politicians and political parties, NHS trusts and many other corporates and individuals.
Clients trust the team to get the result they need from a legal dispute, while protecting their reputations and safeguarding their commercial interests. The firm is robust and operates a “no nonsense” approach to litigation. Whether this requires fighting hard or seeking out a sensible commercial settlement quickly and on advantageous terms the team are experienced at all types of dispute resolution.
The firm protects the privacy, reputations, rights, brands and confidentiality of private individuals and organisations across the UK from offices in Chester, London and Manchester.
The firm advises on any legal issue that has caused, or has the potential to cause, reputational, commercial or financial harm; from libel, slander and copyright infringement through to all forms of commercial and contractual disputes.
Manleys was founded in 2012 by media lawyer, mediator and Deputy District Judge Mark Manley.
The firm has grown in size and reputation to become a go-to firm for specialist litigation and reputation protection legal advice, with expertise in the media, entertainment and sports industries. In recent years the firm has acted in some of the high value and high profile shareholder and partner disputes as well as heavyweight political litigation. The firm has represented many of the phone hacking victims, and leading corporates across the UK in the retail and medical industries.
Manleys is dedicated to first class service, building strong rapports with clients and focused on achieving results.
The results speak for themselves: from a standing start Manleys has made its mark on a national level. It was shortlisted for Boutique Law firm of the Year (2017) by The Lawyer Magazine. The firm works on a daily basis with national media outlets, famous brands, celebrities and HNWIs in television, football, music, film and business.