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That Internet defends Nominet claim

DPSA is representing Graeme Wingate, the director of That Internet Ltd, after proceedings were issued against him and his company by Nominet UK, the .uk domain name registry, and its chief executive Lesley Cowley. The lawsuit relates to evidence given … Read further

Case against football blogger is struck out

We successfully acted for Micah Hall, the author of the football fan blog Hall Right Now, in a claim brought against him by father and son Hussain and Pascal Najadi. Mr Hall had written a series of posts raising concerns … Read further

Ali victorious in action over mosque funds

We successfully represented Akhtar Ali in a libel claim launched by Habibur Rahman over allegations that he had misappropriated funds intended for the building of a mosque in Brentwood. At a hearing in the High Court, Master Leslie ruled that … Read further

Korieh Duodu features in Al-Jazeera broadcast

DPSA’s Korieh Duodu appeared on the Al-Jazeera news channel in the aftermath of the Woolwich attacks. Korieh was interviewed for the Listening Post programme, reflecting on how “citizen journalism” and online news coverage impacted on the future of news-gathering and … Read further

Football blogger turns to DPSA

We are advising Micah Hall, the author of a Portsmouth FC fan blog, in relation to a defamation action by Pascal and Hussain Najadi, a prospective buyer of the club and his father. The claim relates to comments Mr Hall … Read further

Knezevic wins ruling in ongoing libel battle

DPSA continues to represent Ratko Knezevic, the former head of the Montenegrin trade mission to Washington, in a claim brought by Stanko Subotic. In the latest development in the High Court, His Honour Judge Moloney QC rejected an appeal by … Read further

David Price speaks at defamation and privacy conference

The firm’s principal, David Price QC, appeared on the panel at the IBC Legal Conference on Defamation and Privacy. David joined Ian Hislop, Max Mosley and Lord Hunt to discuss the impact the Leveson Inquiry would have on the future … Read further

Tenant drops defamation claim against landlords

We represented Rachel and Michael Cooper in a libel claim brought against them by Franklin Price. The suit related to an email sent by the Coopers to Mr Price’s firm trying to confirm his whereabouts and alleging amongst other matters … Read further

Anova Books defends libel claim

We are acting for Anova Books in relation to a libel action brought by the founder of Ann Summers, Michael Caborn-Waterfield, over the publication of the book, Good As Gold by Ralph Gold.  

Journalist reaches settlement after Twitter message

We advised The Guardian’s George Monbiot after Conservative peer Lord McAlpine launched defamation proceedings against him for comments on the microblogging site. Mr Monbiot reached a unusual settlement with the peer, agreeing to carry out charity work as recompense.   … Read further