Defamation and reputation management

Reputations are hard earned. Whether a client is an individual or a business the team can work quickly to defend their reputation. Now more than ever before published words are disseminated far and wide with ease. The potential for harm is only a click or two away be that from a disgruntled ex-employee, misinformed media outlet, competitor or person holding a grudge.

The Dispute Resolution service understands that damage to reputation can have a knock-on effect to business opportunities, social standing and even finances. Foremost clients need access to good practical advice to resolve the defamation issue as quickly and efficiently as possible to avoid interfering with their business or personal life.

Boyes Turner has experience in dealing with:

  • Libel – permanent publications in writing such as online posts, newspaper articles, or broadcast items.
  • Slander – spoken words.
  • Malicious falsehood – the publication of false statements with the intent to cause under the effect of causing financial harm.


The Dispute Resolution team regularly provides advice on defamation actions for claimants and defendants seeking specialist expertise without the premium London pricing of the most well known libel firms.

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Boyes Turner - Top tier law firm

The latest edition of The UK Legal 500, the leading guide to law firms in the UK, was released recently. In it Boyes Turner performed well with nine of its teams achieving the highest possible ranking, 24 lawyers being ”recommended” and seven lawyers awarded coveted “leading individual” status. The firm once again also ranked as one of the UK’s heavyweight regional law firms.

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Tech Breakfast Series: Space as a service?

26/06/2019 - With the explosion or expansion of existing and new operators entering the co-working and serviced office market, what type of occupancy is the right approach?

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Construction Seminar: An update on major tax changes in the construction industry

02/07/2019 - For our next breakfast seminar we are delighted to welcome Mark Seaden and Kamal Kataria of BDO LLP to speak on forthcoming tax changes...

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Employment & HR Training: Accredited Adult Mental Health First Aid Champion Training Course

04/07/2019 - Our HR Training Academy is offering a one-day Adult Accredited Mental Health First Aid Champion course...

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Boyes Turner are proud to have received the following awards and recognition.

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