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i need a solicitor for a defamation action against a county

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i need a solicitor for a defamation action against a county council employee for alleging sexual abuse in an email which has been proven by the ombudsman to be false. I have no funds to take this to court but have the offending email and replies for the council and ombudsman concerning this sio there is defamtion and vicarious liability claims

Hi,

 

Thanks for you question.

 

I'm afraid that any defamation action would have to be privately funded by you, they are very very expensive as well. Legal Aid is not available, so if as stated you do not have fund available then it will be a non-starter.

 

Sorry it could not be better news. It is a source of frustration for those who would otherwise be litigants in defamation actions.

 

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Tom

 

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