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Damages of £40,000 awarded to two claimants in libel claim

Kadir & Anor v Channel S Television Ltd [2014] EWHC 2305 (QB)

Related Member(s):
Ben Silverstone
Related Practice Area(s):
Media and Information Law

Judgment assessing libel damages. The claim concerned a broadcast in Bengali which alleged reasonable suspicions of fraud and an evasive response to those allegations to an estimated 3,500 viewers in the UK. Damages were assessed  in the sum of £20,000 for each of the two claimants.

Ben Silverstone was involved in this case.