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michael holly, Solicitor
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Experience:  Over 20 years experience of dealing with employment law matters and qualified mediator
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Hi, I work for a voluntary organisation and its office manager,

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Hi, I work for a voluntary organisation and its office manager, and we are run by a team of volunteers. One of them over the last two years has been making allegations about me and the miss appropriation of funds. When he challenged by the Chairman for proof he was told that he did not have any. He has kept making allegations and every time he has been told that there is nothing to answer by the Chairman. He has now made the same allegations to a newspaper that have published them and also brought my partner and his business into the frame. What can I do to sort this man out

You can sue the paper and the individual involved for libel.

The test for libel is that the story must be untrue and will damage your reputation in the eyes if a right mnded member of the public.

If you do not wish to sue you can certainly demand a retraction and threaten proceedings if any similar allegations are made in the future.

I hope this helps. If there are any further points please reply

Best wishes

Yours sincerely

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Thanks - can you recommend someone in London to represent me?

I am afraid that we cannot do that and I do not know of a particular firm that I would put above the others for this kind of case.


Yours sincerely