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DefencesThere are a number of substantive defences to a defamation claim, the majority of which are now, since the Defamation Act 2013 (DA 2013),...
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DefencesThere are a number of substantive defences to a defamation claim, the majority of which are now, since the Defamation Act 2013 (DA 2013),...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 9th Apr
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The internet and, in particular, social media is a high risk area for defamation litigation. Content posted on blogs, internet forums, online...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 9th Apr
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to the tort of malicious falsehood. Unlike a claim for defamation, there is no requirement in a claim for...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 9th Apr
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This Practice Note examines the role of publication in an action for defamation or malicious falsehood. It reviews key case law and legislation, and...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 9th Apr
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Produced in partnership with JJ Shaw of Lewis Silkin LLP, Alex Kelham of Lewis Silkin LLP and Rob Meredith CTA of PKF Francis Clark 9th Apr
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The ordinary time limit for defamation and malicious falsehood claimsA claimant must commence a claim for defamation within one year from the date on...
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[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location]]][Specify division][Specify specialist...
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The tort of defamation is governed by a mixture of statute and common law. The relevant statutory law is contained in:•the Defamation Act 1952 (DA...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 10th Mar
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Defamation Act 2013Before the implementation of the Defamation Act 2013 (DA 2013), defamation actions acquired a reputation for technicality and...
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In short, a corporate entity can bring a claim in defamation for damage to their corporate or business reputation as long as the damage has resulted...
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In answering this Q&A, we have limited our research to cover data protection, defamation, restrictive agreements in competition law and the Employment...
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13th Feb
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