LAW SOCIETY FIGHTS SLANDER CLAIM
02 Sep, 2011
Law Society to fight slander claim from website owner
The Law Society Gazette has reported that the Society will fight claim for slander which is being sought against Desmond Hudson, the chief executive by the owner of the website, ‘Solicitors from Hell’.
According to the Law Society Gazette, Rick Kordowski filed a High Court claim regarding a comment allegedly made by Mr Hudson to somebody else when leaving the BBC back in July. The amount of damages claimed, according to the claim form is £1m, the Gazette reports.
A Law Society spokesman said: ‘Rick Kordowski has confirmed to us that he does intend to issue proceedings against Desmond Hudson for slander.
‘Liability is completely denied and if proceedings are issued we will apply to strike them out.’