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Ash
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Hi when having lunch with 2 guests at a table of 10 was discussing

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when having lunch with 2 guests at a table of 10 was discussing with my guest how it is ok for men to get drunk at professional dos but not women and said andWH mentioned by name an IFA who I said always gets drunk at dos-unfortunately the chatter had stopped and everyone heard. can i be done for slander although Both my colleagues and i and other professionals have seen him arty drunk on occasion?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Alex Watts :

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Alex Watts :

Did the other person suffer 'serious harm' or was this just a drunk comment?

Customer:

as this was only on thursday i do not know, but it was an informal lunch for lady taverns and both my guest and i were drinking

Customer:

hello

Customer:

hello is anyone there?

Alex Watts : Ok. I wouldn't worry,
Alex Watts : They need to show serious harm and if even that was the case they need to issue proceedings in the high court.
Alex Watts : To follow this to trial they need to spend circa £15,000 on legal fees and they can't get legal aid.
Alex Watts : So I really would not worry
Alex Watts : They need to show they ahve suffered serious harm - this is very u likely.
Alex Watts : unlikely
Alex Watts : Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Customer:

thanks for the reassurance.

Alex Watts : Can I help with anything else today?
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