General information on defamation law


In this section we cover topics on:

  • The definition of defamation
  • The difference between libel and slander
  • How to make a defamation claim
  • The elements of a defamation claim
  • Online defamation

If you know that you want to make a claim in either libel or slander you can find information specific to that claim under its own section within Defamation law.

If you would like to obtain legal advice on defamation, Contact Law can put you in touch with a local defamation solicitor free of charge. So, if you have any questions or would like our help in finding local defamation solicitors please call us on 0800 046 1464.

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