For claimants, if you have suffered damaged to your reputation as a consequence of publication to third parties of defamatory statements whether you may be entitled to file a claim for defamation.
Defendants in defamation actions ordinarily have the defences of truth, fair comment, and qualified privilege available to them with respect to defamation proceedings.
We have significant experience representing claimants and defendants in defamation claims. Our clients have included politicians, companies, influencers and media companies. We routinely advise on settlements on behalf of defendants. and have appeared before both the High Court and Court of Appeal on issues related to defamation proceedings.