Online Libel

If you are experiencing defamation of character from online libel causing emotional distress & financial damages we are here to help. We know that adverse material in social media or Internet search results can end a professional career, undermine employability & isolate a person socially.

Legislative Frameworks

  • Defamation Act 2013 (Slander/Libel);
  • Breaches of the Data Protection Act 1998 violating personal privacy;
  • Publicising “spent” criminal records under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974;
  • Absence of the consideration of EU “Right to Be Forgotten” principles.

An effective way to reverse the impact of cyber libel is to sue for damages under libel law. The award of compensation even if outside of Court process is a clear retraction by any party involved in defamation. Under UK Law the obligation is on a publisher to prove the substantial truth of defamatory content.

Cromwell Seymour are seeking suitable cases for class action by our associate Internet libel Lawyer on a “no win, no fee” basis. This is a highly experienced Attorney with previous substantial damage awards on behalf of clients.