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  • Interim injunctions in defamation cases

    Understanding Interim Defamation Injunctions: A Guide

    Understanding interim defamation injunctions: A guide

  • What to do if someone makes false allegations against you on the internet

    What to do if someone makes false allegations against you on the internet

    How can innocent people protect themselves from false accusations on the internet

    False accusations on the internet have become a common occurrence, with the ease of access to social media and other platforms making it easier for anyone to share information without double-checking its validity.

    Unfortunately, this has caused a great amount of harm to innocent people, who have been wrongfully accused of wrongdoing and have no means of defending themselves.

  • No win no fee defamation solicitor

    No win no fee defamation solicitor

    Defamation no win no fee - Our commitment to justice

    At Cohen Davis, we specialise in defamation cases, understanding the critical impact they can have on individuals and organisations alike. We believe in access to justice for all, which is why each year we offer to take on an increasing number of cases on a "no win no fee" basis under Conditional Fee Agreements (CFA). This approach underscores our dedication to helping those affected by defamation, regardless of their

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  • Defamation legal advice - Read before taking legal action

    Defamation legal advice - Read before taking legal action

    How to decide whether to take legal action for defamation

  • Defamation by an anonymous internet user

    Defamation by an anonymous internet user

    How to take legal action for defamation against an anonymous user

  • False accusation of rape on social media

    False accusation of rape on social media

    What to do if you are falsely accused of rape on social media

  • Legal action for libel

    Legal action for libel

    How to make a sensible decision whether to take legal action for libel

  • Handling an online reputation attack case study

    Reputation lawyers

    The case of removal of search results from Google worldwide 

  • Legal action for negative review

    Legal action for negative review

    Can a company take legal action for a negative review

  • Case study on removing defamatory review for a small business

    Remove defamatory review for a small business

    Strategies and approaches for removing fake online reviews

    In this case study, we explore the challenges faced by a small business suffering from defamatory online reviews and the strategic approach taken by a law firm to effectively remove fake online content. By examining the specific steps, legal tactics, and collaborative efforts employed, this article

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  • Legal action for defamation

    Legal action for defamation

    Important factors to consider before taking legal action for defamation on the internet

  • Defamation removal letter

    Defamation removal letter

    Slander and libel warning letter to the website operator

  • Defamation by investors on social media

    Defamation by investors on social media

    Defamation against a company and defamation against directors

  • Defamation on websites

    Defamation on websites

    What to do if you have been defamed on the internet

  • Defamation by employees

    Defamation by employees

    How to prevent becoming a victim of defamation by former employees and partners

  • First injunction against Google case study

    Injunction against Google legal advice

    The first defamation injunction case in the UK against Google search results and blogs

  • Cancel culture defamation

    Cancel culture defamation

    Suing for defamation after being cancelled

  • How can I remove online defamation

    How can I remove online defamation

    How to overcome online defamation and restore your reputation

    If you’re struggling to remove defamatory content posted about you online, or are seeking legal help regarding this issue, read the following case study to grasp how our firm cam help you.

  • Defamation by innuendo case study

    Defamation by innuendo case study

    Defamation by innuendo in the digital age

    Defamation by innuendo refers to misleading implications in statements that can subtly damage a person's reputation without making direct accusations. The vast and rapid spread of information online, coupled with a tendency for sensationalism, makes such indirect defamation particularly harmful on the internet. Essentially, it's like whispering rumors, but on a global scale, where insinuations can be mistaken for truths.

  • Defamation claim against the police

    Defamation against the police

    What to do if you have been defamed by the police

    You might be able to sue the police for defamation if a police officer who is investigating a case against you, had made public her view that the allegations are true.

  • What is meaning in defamation cases - TJM -v- Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police

    The judgement in TJM -v- Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police

    What is meaning in defamation cases?

    What matters most under English law of defamation, is the meaning attributed to a word, a sentence, or an article, by a reasonable reader, rather than the dictionary meaning of any word or phrase. It follows that under English law, defamation could be created by innuendo and a post could be defamatory even if it does not include a specific

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  • The defamation case of Jack Aaronson (Dominic Ford) v. Marcus Stones (Mickey Taylor)

    Jack Aaronson Aka Dominic Ford V Marcus Stones Aka Mickey Taylor

    Defamation including false allegations of sexual assault

    In this libel defamation case, Yair Cohen and Filiz Kiani of Cohen Davis Solicitorsrepresented Jack Aaronson, also known as Dominic Ford, where he took Marcus Stones, popularly known as Mickey Taylor to court. The case, presided over by Mr Justice Julian Knowles at the Royal Courts of Justice in London, shed

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  • The case of Paul Britton and Origin Design

    The case of Paul Britton and Origin Design

    Criminal and civil court proceedings for the same harassment and defamation

    In the UK, while defamation itself doesn't lead to criminal prosecution, certain circumstances surrounding a defamation incident might still involve the criminal courts.

    Table of content:

    Is defamation a civil or a criminal in the UK

    What is the

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  • The case of Selvaratnam Suresh v the Met Police

    The case of Selvaratnam Suresh v the Met Police

    Defamation by the police

    The case of our client, Selvaratnam Suresh, demonstrates that the defence of absolute privilege cannot automatically apply to every claim of defamation against the police.

  • The case of TJM v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police

    TJM v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police

    Defamation by the Police

    An email sent by the Police to a suspect’s employer was found to be defamatory because it implied that the suspect was guilty of a criminal offence.

  • How can I stop someone from defaming my business

    How do I stop someone from defaming my business

    How can a business defend itself against defamation online

    What happens when a business is being defamed online? Can anything be done about it or free speech is king? The following case study gives some answers to these questions by considering a typical situation of online defamation which small and medium size business often face.

  • How to deal with defamatory content on social media

    How to deal with defamatory content on social media

    What to do when a user posts defamatory content about you on social media

    It's no secret that social media can be a breeding ground for defamatory content. Whether it's an ex-partner airing your dirty laundry, or a disgruntled employee badmouthing your company, this type of content can have a major impact on your reputation.

  • What to do with false allegations of sexual assault on Instagram

    What to do if you are subjected to false allegations of sexual assault on Instagram

    One major issue that has become increasingly common is the rise of false allegations of sexual assault on Instagram. While the platform has been a powerful tool for genuine victims to share their stories and seek support, it has also been used by individuals to make unfounded claims of sexual assault against others. These

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  • Defamation by a newspaper journalist from outside the UK

    Defamation by a newspaper journalist from outside the UK

    Defamation during a demonstration

    In this article, we look at a special case where a newspaper journalist from outside the UK is accused of defamation. Defamation means saying or writing something false about someone that harms their reputation. This case study shows how tricky it can be to take legal action in the UK against a newspaper that's based in another country. We'll talk about the different challenges, like dealing with

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  • What can you do if you are falsely accused of sexual assault online

    What can you do if you are falsely accused of sexual assault online

    Legal help for false accusations of sexual assault online

    Being falsely accused of any crime is a devastating experience, but the impact of false sexual assault allegations can be particularly damaging.

  • Defamatory out of context news article

    Newspaper article taken out of context to create a defamatory

    Case study of defamatory, out of context news articles

    When a newspaper article is extracted from its original context, it has the potential to be manipulated to convey a defamatory message. This manipulation can occur either intentionally or unintentionally and may result in adverse consequences for the individuals involved. In such instances, it becomes crucial to contemplate the ramifications of distorting a statement's context, as it can be employed to unjustly depict

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  • Can you sue someone for exposing you on social media

    Can you sue someone for exposing you on social media

    What are the potential consequences of exposing someone on social media?

    Exposing someone on social media can have legal ramifications. Can you sue someone for exposing you on social media? The answer depends on the specifics of the situation, but it's important to note that exposing someone on social media can lead to legal consequences. In some cases, this may include defamation, harassment or invasion of privacy. Harassment is both a civil and a criminal

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  • Defamation legal advice

    Defamation legal advice

    Our lawyers answer questions about defamation law in the UK

    Below are some of the most common questions clients have asked us concerning defamation law in the UK. Remember, the intricacies of defamation law can be complex, and anyone dealing with such issues should seek advice from a legal professional who is familiar with the facts of their specific case to understand their rights and potential actions fully.

    Disclosure from US companies and website operators

    Disclosure from USA websites and companies

    How to obtain disclosure from a website operator if you live outside the United States

    Numerous strategies exist for obtaining disclosure from a website, online platform, or company based in the United States. It is difficult to find an attorney who is highly experienced in securing disclosure orders from the US at speed and in a cost-effective way.

  • When would Google remove a business review

    When would Google remove a business review

    What can I do about an unfair Google review?

    Whilst Google's review policies are stringent and aimed at ensuring that every review is legitimate and unbiased, there are situations that warrant removing a review, such as if it violates Google's content policies or is fraudulent. There are also instances where a review may be removed following a request from a business owner or a third party, such as their solicitors. To get a better understanding of under what circumstances

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  • Defending against online defamation

    Defending against online defamation

    We work relentlessly to shield our clients from internet defamation

    Each day, we help our clients defend against defamation on the internet. Fighting online defamation is one of the core areas of our law firms. Every day, we help our clients defend against online defamation and other types of digital attacks. We understand how important a business’s online reputation can be, and that's why we strive to help protect it.

  • Chase Levels in defamation cases

    Chase Levels in defamation cases

    Explanation of Chase Levels

    Chase Levels are a useful tool for determining the degree of defamatory meaning or imputation in a statement, but they should not be considered the be-all and end-all when it comes to this analysis.

  • Emergency injunctions

    Emergency injunctions

    Emergency injunctions

    An emergency injunction is a legal order that can be issued by a court in order to protect someone from imminent harm. This type of injunction is typically used in cases of blackmail, harassment and breach of privacy where there is a clear and present danger to the victim.

  • What to do if you are defamed on a scam website

    What to do if you are defamed on a scam website

    How to protect yourself against online defamation

  • Internet defamation lawyers

    Internet defamation lawyers

    How to choose a defamation lawyer

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