Defamation

Our specialist solicitors offer media sector advice on areas including defamation, privacy and broadcasting. Both claimant and defendant services are offered through a wide breadth of experience to individuals and to corporate clients.

Our specialist areas include social media, where the team can offer bespoke advice for individual disputes and also guidance on the use and control of the media.


Commercial litigation services

Our extensive experience gives you the peace of mind that if you need to litigate you have the best advisors on your side.

As well as providing media sector advice on areas including defamation, privacy and broadcasting our expert team has the strength and depth needed to provide a complete legal service for all aspects of commercial disputes including:

  • Contractual disputes
  • Information Technology disputes
  • Insolvency
  • Intellectual Property disputes
  • Liability claims
  • Recovery of debts
  • Shareholder disputes

Experience

We have a diverse client base and vast experience across a broad range of sectors including utilities companies, local and national government and private companies, both large and small.

Recent cases include:

  • Advising in several Facebook defamation cases, resulting in successful conclusions for both individuals and for businesses.
  • Advising large private sector clients regarding defamation on ‘blogging’ and other internet publication sources.
  • Successful actions against several national newspapers for private clients resulting in significant damages, retractions and apologies.
  • Successful High Court action in defamation against a well known leisure retailer following publication of defamatory statements against an individual.
  • Many organisations can find providing guidance to employees on the use of social media and how to maximise the benefits a minefield. Our team can also deliver training to organisations on the use of social media and advice on the pitfalls.
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Cardiff
Hodge House
114 - 116 St. Mary Street
Cardiff, CF10 1DY
Tel: 029 2022 4871
Fax: 029 2038 8222


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London
Temple Chambers
3-7 Temple Avenue
London, EC4Y 0DA
Tel: 020 7936 3453
Fax: 020 7936 3437


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