I.R.B Law LLP has a wide ranging experience in matters relating to defamation laws in Singapore. We advise and represent clients on all forms of defamation and slander. Our clients include the private individuals, corporations, banks, and financial institutions.
Defamation in Singapore is a criminal offence under section 499 of the Penal Code. The police have the power to arrest an individual if they have sufficient evidence that a defamation offence has taken place.
For a successful prosecution, it must be proved that the defendant had the intention, knowledge, or a reason that their words would harm the victim’s reputation.
Yes, under torts law and the Defamation Act. There are two types of defamation under civil law.
Firstly, we recommend you notify the police and provide them with supporting evidence.
Secondly, contact our lawyers, who will offer you initial advice as to whether you should commence a civil action for defamation and the chances of your success.
I.R.B Law LLP has experience advising and litigating on defamation disputes and actions, including:
Please get in touch to discuss your situation. We can advise you of your options which include resolving your defamation dispute using mediation, arbitration, or negotiating a private settlement without resorting to litigation and a lengthy court process.
Please contact us to discuss your situation.
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What is Defamation? In Singapore, defamation is a criminal offence (section 499 of the Penal Code). The police can take…