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Mwale Law Advocates LLP.

Mwale Law Advocates LLP.

Nairobi, Kenya
SPONSORED

Founded in 2013
7 people in their team

Mwale Law Advocates LLP is an established Kenyan law firm that specializes in Corporate | Commercial Law, Banking Law, Capital Markets Law,...

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Imperial Law Associates

Imperial Law Associates

Kathmandu, Nepal
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Founded in 2018
15 people in their team

Imperial Law Associates is a team of legal professionals providing best legal services in Nepal. With the growing need for specialized legal...

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KITTIWAT LAWYER

KITTIWAT LAWYER

Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Founded in 2017
7 people in their team

Kittiwat Lawyer provides legal services in Thailand whether it be Litigation, Criminal, Civil and Commercial, Contract, Family, Property,...

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ALGaber Legal Consultancy

ALGaber Legal Consultancy

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Founded in 2021
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AL-Gaber Legal Consultancy is the best law firms in UAE that provides, all legal services including litigation management...

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Law office Tamara Slaveska Apostolovski

Law office Tamara Slaveska Apostolovski

Skopje, North Macedonia

Founded in 2019
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Tamara Slaveska Apostolovski is a lawyer and certificated registration agent, with more than 10-years’ experience in the field of civil law,...

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Nour Attorneys & Legal Consultants

Nour Attorneys & Legal Consultants

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Founded in 2019
8 people in their team

Nour Attorneys & Legal Consultants is the best law firms in Dubai that provide all legal services including litigation management, lawsuits,...

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Papalois law firm

Papalois law firm

Athens, Greece

Founded in 1980
10 people in their team

Papalois & Associates Law Office was founded in 1980 by Periklis Papalois in Athens and has established since then a circle of...

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AMID Law Firm - Tanger - Morocco / مكتب "العميد" للمحاماة - المغرب

AMID Law Firm - Tanger - Morocco / مكتب "العميد" للمحاماة - المغرب

Casablanca, Morocco

Founded in 2020
10 people in their team

"Societe Civile Proffessionelle D'Avocat" AMID Law Firm défendre les personnes et les entreprises engagées dans un procès, telle est la principale...

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Matsaung Mafika Prestige Legal Pty Ltd.

Matsaung Mafika Prestige Legal Pty Ltd.

Pretoria, South Africa

Founded in 2020
10 people in their team

M.M Prestige Legal is a dynamic consulting firm offering a full range of legal services to both corporate and individual South Africans. Through our...

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Legal Rights Georgia

Legal Rights Georgia

Tbilisi, Georgia

Founded in 3
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Lawyer’s office “Legal Rights Georgia” serves with success in Georgian and international law space. The professional team will help you...

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Defamation

What Is Defamation?

Whether to be in spoken or written form, when a certain false or unprivileged statement is made about you in a way that it seems like a fact and can therefore harm your good reputation and/or cause other possible damages, that statement or that action can be considered defamation. A written defamation is referred to as a libel, and a spoken defamation is called a slander. For a statement to be defamatory, usually it must be made and published  as a statement of fact, meaning that if it appears more like a person’s opinion or mere prediction, e.g., “It seems to me that X is _____,” it may not be defamatory. This is, of course, to make sure that freedom of expression is maintained under reasonable circumstances.  Also, in some cases, regardless of being false or true, if a statement appears to be made with malicious intent and/or deliberate contempt, it could nonetheless be considered defamation. 

How Can Defamation Lawyers Help Individuals?

Lawyers specializing in defamation lawsuit can assist, advise, and represent both victims and the accused in any defamation-related cases. For a plaintiff, the goal is to prove how the other party truly thinks less of you and how that unthoughtful action causes you actual damage, and for a defendant, the goal is, of course, to defend you in any way possible should you insist that your statement can hardly fall under defamation. Defenses available to defamation defendants include truth, honest opinion, publication on a matter of public interest, and privilege (absolute or qualified). Lawyers can play a crucial role in a wide range of defamation-related legal steps ranging from trying to help you settle before trial by ways of settlement negotiations to eventually helping you build a strong legal case and representing you in a trial should you and the other party cannot settle. 

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