The law prohibits harassment which is defined as a course of conduct which amounts to harassment of another and which a person knows or ought to know amounts to harassment of the other.
A course of conduct is defined as more than one act. However, a single act may be sufficient where there has been published online content with the intention of harassing a victim. This may include a website or social media post.
A clear, robust and unambiguous letter or email would be the first step to make it clear that the course of conduct by the defendant amounts to harassment.
If necessary, a solicitor letter may assist in doing the following:
Where the conduct continues following the service of a solicitor’s letter, formal court action may need to commence against the defendant.
We assist both claimants and defendants in harassment claims. We understand that swift and robust action is generally required. Therefore, we can assist you with the following: