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Phone-hacking and privacy injunctions contribute to drop in libel claims, says research

A drop in the level of libel litigation last year could be down to the phone-hacking scandal and celebrities switching to privacy injunctions, new research has suggested. Sweet & Maxwell said the number of reported defamation court cases in the UK fell 15%, from 84 to 71.

September 4th, 2012 | Comments Off on Phone-hacking and privacy injunctions contribute to drop in libel claims, says research