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Developments in Defamation – Peers Vote in favour of a New Arbitration Service

At the report stage for the new Defamation Bill on the 5 February 2013, the peers of the House of Lords voted in favour of a government-opposed amendment creating a fair, quick and inexpensive arbitration service for defamation and related civil claims to deal with legal disputes involving newspapers. 

Utilising the “ready-made and carefully considered solution” proposed by Lord Justice … Continue Reading