Judicial Statistics: 2014, Defamation claims increase by 60%, the highest number since 2009

9 06 2015

ministry-of-justiceThe most recent annual Judicial Statistics – those for 2014 – show a substantial increase in the number of issued defamation claims, up by 60% on 2013.  In 2014 there were 227 issued defamation claims in London (where the large majority of claims are made) – as opposed to 142 in 2013.  This is the highest annual figure since 2009. Read the rest of this entry »