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Are online reviews of a business by a customer covered by he

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Are online reviews of a business by a customer covered by he libel laws in the UK. Or are they free to write whatever they like, whether it is true or not, no matter how damaging it may be to a business.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Property Law
Expert:  LondonlawyerJ replied 2 years ago.
LondonlawyerJ :

Hello, I am a solicitor with 20 years experience. I will try to help you with this.

Customer:

OK THX

LondonlawyerJ :

No they are covered by the defamation laws but a company can only sue if they can show that they have suffered serious harm (ie financial loss) as a result.

Customer:

ok thankyou

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