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Categories:
Defamation and Reputation Management
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Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
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Regulated by the Bar Standards Board:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 accredited CPD point (60 minutes)

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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to ensure that legal practitioners are familiar with the Defences under the Defamation Act 2013.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand what the purpose of the Defamation Act 2013 is;
  • Be aware of when the Defamation Act 2013 came into force and what its key components are in respect of defences;
  • Know what Section 2 of the Act contains and how this provision operates;
  • Understand what Section 3 of the Act contains and how this provision operates;
  • Be aware of what Section 4 of the Act contains and how this provision operates;
  • Know what Section 5 of the Act contains and how this provision operates;
  • Understand what Section 6 of the Act contains and how this provision operates.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Procedural
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In this CPDcast, Aidan Eardley, a barrister from One Brick Court, looks at Defences under the Defamation Act 2013. Aidan focuses on the purpose of the 2013 Act before providing an overview of the various defences contained in the Act. Aidan then goes through sections 2 to 6 of the Act, looking at what each of the defences contained in the Act consist of and how these work in practice.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD hour for barristers at the Bar of England and Wales.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD point (0.5 for the podcast and 0.5 for completion of the test) for solicitors and legal professionals.

Podcast Length: 33:55

Date Recorded: 18th June 2015

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