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A director who is in any way, directly or indirectly, interested in:•a proposed transaction or arrangement with the company of which they are a...
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9th Nov
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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 Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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This Practice Note has been produced in partnership with Guy Pendell, Liz Williams and Kushal Gandhi of CMS.STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is under...
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Option 1—deed executed by a company under its common seal (model articles, where the authorised signatory is an...
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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes: Privacy law—misuse of private information and Privacy law—remedies.Coronavirus...
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1 Intellectual property rights indemnity 1.1 The Supplier shall defend the Customer against any third party claim that...
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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 24th Nov
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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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Produced in partnership with 5RB 24th Nov
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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 23rd Nov
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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 23rd Nov
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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 23rd Nov
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This Practice Note provides guidance upon the application of the pre-action protocol for media and communications claims (the Protocol), which came...
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Produced in partnership with David Hirst of 5RB 18th Nov
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Address of Website OperatorDear [insert organisation name]Notice and take-down letterWe act for [insert client details], on whose instructions we are...
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9th Nov
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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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Produced in partnership with 5RB 6th Nov
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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 6th Nov
Precedents
[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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8th Oct
Q&As
We do not have a Precedent letter of claim which relates specifically to slander, but you may be able to adapt the following Precedents from our...
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28th Sep
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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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28th Sep
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The courts are likely to be cautious in permitting extensions related to coronavirus (COVID-19) in defamation cases, and it would be very risky to...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Colbey of Lamb Chambers 28th Sep
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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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28th Sep
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This Q&A focusses on the situation where the statement made was oral. This considers libel and slander generally, rather than by reference to...
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Produced in partnership with Joshua Marshall of Fieldfisher 28th Sep
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The defamation rule is a rule of law which affects the availability of the grant of interim injunctive relief where there has been an attempt to...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 28th Sep
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The following Practice Notes set out guidance on the assessment of damages in a defamation claim, including damages relating to loss of...
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