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Political blogger sees off libel threat by election strategist

We represented Sunny Hundal, the editor of the political blog Liberal Conspiracy, after he was threatened with a libel action by lawyers acting for Lynton Crosby, election strategist for the Conservative Party.

Mr Crosby had complained about an article posted on the blog in August 2013 which criticised his track record on racially sensitive issues during election campaigns. Mr Hundal denied that he had called Mr Crosby a racist and argued that his description of Mr Crosby was clearly a statement of opinion on activities which were of legitimate interest to the public. Despite Mr Crosby’s lawyers rejecting Mr Hundal’s defence, a threatened lawsuit for defamation never materialised.

The Guardian