Letter to David Price, Solicitors,
from Reynolds Porter Chamberlain, Solicitors
We are instructed by our client to make a general
offer of amends pursuant to section 2 of the Defamation
Act 1996 in connection with the defamatory allegations identified
in your letter to Russel Forgham dated 15th June 2001. This offer
is not a qualified offer.
As you will know this means that our client offers:
a. to make a suitable correction and a sufficient
b. to publish that correction and apology in
a manner that is reasonable and practicable; and
c. To pay your client such compensation
and legal costs as may be agreed but failing agreement as may
be awarded by a Judge under section 3(5) of the 1996 Act.
If you client accepts this offer, we look forward
to hearing from you so we can progress the formal apology and
consideration of the amount of compensation and reasonable costs
which should be payable by our client.
9 November 2001