Defamation Solicitors

We offer smart legal services to help deal with defamation, both written and verbal.

Libel or Slander Legal Issues

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Having your reputation being affected by untruthful written or spoken words is a serious issue. After all, building a repute is not easy, and if someone were to use falsehoods to affect your position, you have the right the take legal action.

Whilst it may seem that defamation cases are perhaps rare, they are becoming common. There have been situations where significant damages have been awarded to successful claimants. Libel is written false information about a person or company that could cause harm to reputation whereas slander is spoken.

How can Freeman Harris help you with a defamation case?
 

We understand that in a world where social media governs and misinformation can travel swiftly, things are incredibly fast moving and so it is of the upmost importance that you act in accordance with this pace. 

At Freeman Harris, we understand that whether you are a private individual, or a company, your reputation matters hugely and so we take defamation cases incredibly seriously.

We can help you seek an injunctions and compensation for such issues. A defamation case can be sought where the matter is for a private individual, or if you are acting on behalf of a company.

In most defamation cases, litigation is rarely required as settlement can be reached where compensation is sought, or even an apology or removal of defamatory material if your claim is a libel matter.

Our team of solicitors will expertly advise you on how to proceed with your individual matter, and we understand that this can be an incredibly distressing time where you feel that your reputation is at risk of imminent harm.

Our Legal Team

Ian Freeman

Ian has a great understanding of defamation issues, and how to resolve them.

Talha Fazlani Talha has been working as a Paralegal assisting a range of departments with their research, drafting and correspondence.
India India assists with all defamation matters by conducting research and liaising with clients.
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Common Defamation Questions

The defendant must have written a false statement of fact (not opinion) identifying the prosecution and the statement must have been published. 

Yes. To do this, the claim must be made within one year of the statement having been made. The one year period runs from the date of the publication of the statement. 

Yes. To do this, the claim must be made within one year of the statement having been made. The one year period runs from the date of the publication of the statement. 

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Defamation Law Fees

ServiceFeesVATTotal
Defamation Cease & Desist Letter£250£50£300
Defamation Advice£150£30£180
Defamation Infringement £250 hourly rate£50£300 hourly rate

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