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To achieve what? Are you hoping to stop her making a report?
Do you have the money to sue?
Well, they are always without basis.
Are you prepared to risk her making a complaint to the police?
Sorry for the delay.
You could get a solicitor to write to her for about £100 plus VAT warning her of the laws of defamation. I actually think that is often a good idea. It places the accuser on the backfoot which can be helpful.
The effect it can have though is to enrage them into making an allegation to the police. If she does then you will have to defend it and probably you would prefer not to do that.
the reality though of suing for defamation is that it is not really worth doing.
It is very expensive to sue and she will not be able to pay the award.
Also, you have the burden of proof.
A better option often is to sue for harassment but the test is not really made out yet here.
Can I clarify anything for you?
Any high street solicitor could send a letter out.
You can also use a barrister under public access which would be cheaper.
You can try here www.churchcourtchambers.co.uk or www.5pumpcourt.com
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