The law surrounding defamation is a very important tool in protecting businesses’ and individuals’ reputations. The explosion in the use of social media means that everyone is at risk of a defamatory statement being made publically available to a wide audience. Defamation trials are... Read more
Defamation is the publication of a statement that contains an untrue allegation against an individual or business that adversely impacts their reputation in the eyes of the general public. The meaning of the words used will establish whether or not the law has been breached.
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The Defamation Act 2013 allows a party to bring a claim in relation to a defamatory statement, which is a published untrue statement that refers to a person and is harmful or likely to be harmful to the reputation of that person. There are several possible defences to a claim of defamation that a defendant may be... Read more
Clients going through a divorce sometimes query whether divorce proceedings can be stopped once they have started. The answer is yes, however this is dependent on whether this is the decision of both parties or just one. Both parties wish to stop a divorce Generally, by the time that... Read more
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