High-profile families and royalty all inevitably come under scrutiny from the press, and when news stories are perceived to be in breach of the law, they have a number of strategic choices on the table in which both lawyers and communications professionals have a role to play.

In an article for Spears, Jennifer Agate and Luke Thompson discuss why this may be a 'high risk' media strategy, explaining how criticising the "media in one swoop" may lead to exposing more of their private life through opening up the very private matters they seek to keep out of the public eye.