The digital revolution and use of well known social media online platforms has resulted in the increasing threat of defamation and reputational damage to businesses or organisations. Stories appear almost daily in the press regarding these issues and the potential harm that can be done both to the business and the individuals behind it.
If you or your business is the victim of defamation, or other damage to reputation, expert legal advice is essential to quickly defend your position and recover your reputation. Our commercial litigation and dispute resolution team have significant experience in advising upon claims relating to defamation and reputational damage including postings on social media and other online platforms.
Where appropriate a letter of claim is sent to the person or organisation that have made the offending statement or published the defamatory article, and correspondence is also sent to the host of the website or other online platform where the statement has been published. If matters are not put right quickly, then we can advise on sending a notice and take down letter and issuing proceedings for damages through the courts.
Dealing with comments or publications that are defamatory can be a time consuming and costly exercise. If not dealt with swiftly, such situations have the capacity to cause lasting reputational damage to your business. Our commercial litigation and dispute resolution team are well placed to protect your position and reputation.
Our commercial litigation and dispute resolution team can provide advice on:
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