Defamation and injunctions FAQs


One of the most common types of dispute we hear about is defamation.

This used to be an area of law generally reserved for the rich and famous - defamation was traditionally most likely to be a denouncing of a commercial rival or similar.

However, with the prevalence of social media, and the fact that anyone in the country can command an audience which could quickly grow into the millions, slander and libel (simply put, the spoken and written forms of defamation) can be committed much more easily, and with greater effect.

This has meant an increase in defamation cases recently, and most notably in online defamation.

At the same time, more and more injunctions are being taken out as companies and celebrities seek to protect their reputations through privacy laws.

Have a look at the FAQs we have here, and if you want more information on defamation or injunctions go to our specific legal information section on disputes and the courts.

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