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At Nath Solicitors in London, our defamation lawyers step in to protect your reputation, brand or image when it’s attacked – or is in danger of being attacked. We also act for defendants – individuals and companies – in libel and slander actions.

We have an in-depth understanding of defamation law and the defences available and act for those accused of slander or libel and people or organisations that are the victims of defamatory statements. We are a small, niche team, who are experts in what we do. We have significant experience in helping our clients with online and social media defamation, offering a fast response to help control the crisis.

Protecting your confidentiality and reputation is our priority. To find out more about how we can manage your defamation matter, please call Nath Solicitors on 0203 670 5540 or contact us online. You can also read our defamation frequently asked questions here.

Please note, we are unable to provide assistance for public sector or employment related defamation issues. 

How we can help

In the digital era, defamation is more prominent than ever. Blog posts, tweets, online comments, images and even Google reviews can cause significant damage to your reputation – and can go viral in minutes. You need a legal team with specialism, experience and understanding. Nath Solicitors can help.

Online defamation

If your organisation has suffered online defamation, or you have personally suffered internet defamation that could be damaging to your reputation, it is important to act quickly. There are a number of legal options available to you, but it is vital to take swift action to minimise the damage caused by internet defamation. Even when online defamation is not widely shared, we know that even online material shared with a few key clients or connections can cause irreparable damage to an organisation, or to your career. There is no time to delay, contact our experts.

Social media defamation

Social media moves quickly, and if you have suffered social media defamation, the fallout can be devastating. Malicious and damaging content can be shared quickly, and the reach of damaging comments and content is extensive. Swift action is required, and our lawyers are responsive and experienced in controlling social media catastrophe for our clients.

What can I do if I am the subject of Internet defamation?

If you have suffered online, social media or internet defamation you must act with urgency. Speak to Nath Solicitors immediately – our lawyers will work swiftly to put a strategy in place to protect you.

We will initially take steps to have the offending material removed as far as possible, including urgent removal from search engine results. We approach both the individual posting or sharing the material, as well as the platform or website operator.

Once the material is removed, we can then build a strategy to help you seek apology and compensation for damage suffered. Where court action is required, we provide excellent representation and can help you seek an injunction. We can also assist with ensuring that such malicious content is not posted in the future.


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    How we can help you

    Pre-Publication Defamation
    Post-Publication Defamation
    Online & Social Media Defamation


    Our ability to act quickly and decisively when required sets us apart from many other defamation law firms. If you are seeking to prevent publication of material it is essential to act urgently. Our team is set up and designed to get to grips with the legal context of your case quickly and respond to tight deadlines. Whether we need to issue an injunction application or we are able to negotiate a pre-publication deal depends on the facts of your case. Either way, we are available at short notice to provide robust and practical legal guidance.


    When defamatory material is already out there in the public domain our priorities are different, it’s all about minimising the damage. This could be achieved by securing a quick removal of the offending content, pushing for a retraction, an apology or clarification. In certain cases, you may want to seek monetary damages or other forms of compensation.


    We can advise on the different remedies available to you whether the defamatory material is:



    If you or your organisation has suffered as a result of defamatory information being shared online, speak to our lawyers at Nath Solicitors. We will work quickly to ensure that the offending content is taken down, and we can also support you in taking legal action for damages, compensation, correction and apology. Our team will ensure your case is managed effectively, offering a personal service to mitigate damage and secure the best outcome.

    Our defamation solicitors are here to provide immediate response and pragmatic solutions. Call Nath Solicitors now on 0203 670 5540 or contact us online and we will get back to you right away.


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