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1 UpdateInformation
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SRA Competency B


This live broadcast session discusses a number of topical issues in this fast moving area of the law.

In particular, it will summarise recent case law in respect of the requirement of 'serious harm' and will also examine the interaction between the law of defamation and social media.

What You Will Learn

This live and interactive session will cover the following:

  • Serious harm - the latest position on the correct interpretation of this phrase as set out in LaChaux v IPL [2019]
  • Serious financial loss - how will the courts interpret s1(2) of the Defamation Act 2013? Theodotou v Kounis [2019]
  • Natural ordinary meaning, innuendo meaning and social media
  • The reasonable reader test and social media Stocker v Stocker [2019]

Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.

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Learn Live | 05.10.2020

N/A | 10:00am - 11:00am

Defamation Update - Live with Keith Markham

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10:00am - 11:00am

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Discounts are available for multiple places. If you have 5 or more people interested in participating in this virtual learning session please email us at information@mblseminars.com for more information.

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