Collyer Bristow helps cricketer to £90k damages in landmark Twitter libel case
Collyer Bristow has advised on a successful libel action brought by former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns in response to accusations of match-fixing made on Twitter. The case, reportedly the first Twitter libel case in England, was launched in response to a tweet published in January 2010 by Lalit Modi, the former chairman of the Indian Premier League, which connected the cricketer to match-fixing offences.
Collyer Bristow has advised on a successful libel action brought by former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns in response to accusations of match-fixing made on Twitter.
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