Byfield provides reputation counsel to the legal sector to build brands, protect reputations and support litigation. Our work enhances clients’ businesses, market perception and value.

Reputations are hard-won. And in the glare of public scrutiny, they’re easily lost. Our ability to provide specialist, strategic advice and deliver creative campaigns is relied on throughout the legal sector –  reputation counsel in times of calm and crisis.


We understand the value of a strong reputation and, more importantly, we know how to build one. As legal sector communication specialists, we position leading law firms in front of the audiences that matter most.

We understand the value law firms place on reputation and use our knowledge, insights and contacts to our clients’ commercial advantage.


Clients come to us because we understand better than anyone how to handle reputational challenges driven by regulatory and legal issues. We protect companies, professional services firms, individuals, schools, charities, and other entities against the most challenging threats to their reputations.

Our experience working in the legal sector over more than 15 years means we are able to quickly help clients assess risk and handle stakeholder communications effectively in the most difficult of circumstances.


Byfield is one of the UK’s most experienced specialist litigation PR consultancies. We offer clients a complete service in litigation and disputes PR. Reputation counsel supports clients through the dispute process in highly complicated and high stakes cases.

We work closely with dispute resolution lawyers to ensure the communications strategy dovetails the litigation strategy.

Diversity & Inclusion Statement

Byfield is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in all its forms, including neurodiversity.

We are committed to creating an environment for all employees and welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, neurodiversity, physical ability, religion, race or ethnicity, sexual orientation, or socio-economic background.

We want to bring out the best in our team by creating a sense of belonging, being a place where staff can grow and learn, ensuring everyone feels valued, heard, and supported.

The things keeping law firm leaders awake at night in 2022

Byfield asked law firm leaders about the business issues keeping them awake at night in 2022 and which of those was most reputationally sensitive. The findings underline how the war for talent and cost management issues continue to dominate, while leaders are also concerned about client pressure on fees and cybersecurity threats.

The things keeping law firm leaders awake at night

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Our thinking

Our team is driven by decades of communications experience, insightful legal sector expertise – and most of all – by our deep passion for the law and legal business.