Defamation or slander can have serious effects on you or your business. Our solicitors can help you defend your reputation if you’re a victim of defamation or slander. We can also help if someone has accused you of defamation or slander.

If you are worried that something you want to publish may cause defamation claims, we can advise on how to manage that risk.

We’ll guide you through the legal process step by step to reach a positive outcome as quickly as possible.

Contact our dispute solicitors today on 0800 028 1943 or use our contact form.

What Is Defamation and Slander?

Defamation is when a person or organisation uses language to ruin the reputation of a person or business. Slander is spoken defamation. Written defamation, or libel, is anything published or broadcast.

How Can Irwin Mitchell Help?

We understand that a defamation, libel or slander case can be time consuming and stressful. You could also miss out on business opportunities because of the damage caused by the accusation.

We can help you resolve a defamation or slander case as quickly as possible. We can help with:

  • Libel
  • Slander
  • Malicious falsehood
  • Pre-publication advice.

Our solicitors help many people resolve issues from defamation statements made in:

  • Newspaper and magazine articles
  • Television and radio broadcasts
  • Emails
  • Websites, including internet chatrooms
  • Employee references
  • Advertising material.

Why Choose Irwin Mitchell’s Defamation Solicitors?

Our expert team of lawyers will work closely with you to help clear your name and relieve unnecessary stress.

Sometimes, it’s difficult to know what you can and can’t publish in case you face a defamation claim. Our advice and clear explanation of what could happen if you publish, will help you avoid a claim altogether.

If you’re worried about costs, our team will help you plan a budget that suits your needs and accounts for potential loss of earnings or missed business opportunities.

Our advice is in plain English and work with constant focus and dedication to each of our clients. Our defamation, libel and slander solicitors act for a wide range of well-known people and organisations. We offer practical advice and work closely with you to protect your personal or professional interests.

Contact our team today on 0800 028 1943 or fill out our online form and we’ll ring you back.

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