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I was chatting with a friend in the pub. We agreed that X was

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I was chatting with a friend in the pub. We agreed that X was a disreputable character. I am worried we might have been overheard and this gets back to X. Would he have a case for slander given that we were expressing an opinion?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Alice H replied 1 year ago.
My name is ***** ***** I am happy to help you today. If during a private conversation you expressed an honest opinion or passed comment about something that was substantially true, without intending to cause serious harm to X's reputation, then he will not have a claim.
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