Our experience with defamation cases

  • Acting for a luxury goods company in a dispute with a competitor in relation to defamatory statements made to a key customer. Undertakings were secured pre-action to retract and not repeat the defamatory statements, and not contact any customers of the client.
  • Advising a charity in the healthcare sector in respect of the trolling of its staff by unknown third parties, relating to unfounded claims of abuse.
  • Successfully defending an online retailer against claims of Defamation, Malicious Falsehood, Passing-off, Misrepresentation and Cybersquatting, in a dispute with a competitor.
  • Acting for individual trustees of a charity in respect of unfounded allegations of fraud and deceit.
  • Acting for a large energy buying group in a defamation and harassment claim, successfully securing undertakings to cease any further contact.
  • Advising a heritage brand on defamatory allegations contained in articles published in hard copy and online in an industry magazine, both in the UK and Australasia.
  • Acting for a UK publisher in a Defamation and Malicious Falsehood claim against online social media trolls.