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Month: December 2014


Brett Wilson LLP Partners recommended in Thomson Reuters Superlawyers 2014

Iain Wilson is one of 14 solicitors recommended for defamation law in the 2014 London edition of Thomson Reuters Superlawyers.  Nick Brett is recommend in the 2014 business edition for his fraud work.

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Nick Brett on BBC London 94.9 discussing the criminal appeals process

Brett Wilson LLP partner Nick Brett has been interviewed by Penny Smith and Paul Ross on BBC London 94.9’s Breakfast Show.   Mr Brett was asked to take part in the show to provide an expert’s view on the criminal appeal process ahead of the hearing of Michael Adebowale and Michael Adebolajo’s renewed appeals against conviction and sentence for the murder of…

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Times Newspapers Ltd apologise to solicitors for false and damaging article

In a statement in open court, Times Newspapers Limited has apologised to the law firm Hodge Jones & Allen LLP for ‘false and damaging statements’ published in The Times newspaper.   The Claimant, a well-known London firm, had been the subject of a front page article published on 26 June 2014 by the Defendant. The article…

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£443,000 awarded in libel special damages claim

In ReachLocal UK Ltd and another v Jamie Bennett and others [2014] EWHC 3405 (QB), the Claimants (both subsidiaries of an international online marketing group) sued for defamation following a campaign to discredit them by a former affiliate company and individuals connected to it.  Emails were sent to customers of the Claimants suggesting that the…

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