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Slander claims dismissed as no reputational harm caused (Otuo v Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Britain)

Slander claims dismissed as no reputational harm caused (Otuo v Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Britain)
Published on: 20 June 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
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TMT analysis: The High Court has dismissed two actions in slander brought by a claimant in relation to announcements stating that he had been ‘disfellowshipped’ as a Jehovah’s Witness. The court found there was no reputational harm caused by the publication of the words complained of in either claim. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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