We can help you with legal disputes involving defamation and misuse of private information. We have a team of experienced lawyers who will fight for your rights and protect your reputation. One of our lawyers previously worked for one of the major UK tabloid groups so is best placed to assist when media issues arise. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help or request a call back for a free consultation to discuss your case.
Defamation is the act of publishing a false statement about someone that damages their reputation. It can be committed in writing, orally, or even visually. To succeed in a defamation claim, the claimant must prove that the statement was false, that it was published to a third party, that it caused them damage and that the defendant intended to cause harm.
Misuse of private information is the unauthorised use of someone's personal information in a way that is highly offensive or distressing. This could include publishing private photos or videos, revealing someone's medical history, or sharing their financial information. To succeed in a misuse of private information claim, the claimant must prove that the information was private, that it was used in a way that was highly offensive or distressing and that the defendant did not have a legitimate reason for using the information.
There are different remedies available for defamation and misuse of private information, such as damages, injunctions and an apology.
We can also assist with other types of media and communications claims including data protection, privacy claims and/or harassment by a publication or where someone may have used your copyrighted material without your permission.