What constitutes harassment?

When someone crosses the line by behaving in a way that makes you feel threatened, unsafe, distressed or humiliated on more than one occasion, you should immediately take swift action and reach out to a specialist. Our expert team of harassment dispute solicitors are here to advise you.

Harassment could be caused by someone that you know, including a landlord/ tenant, creditor/debtor, employer/employee, or by a complete stranger, and in a complete variety of different circumstances and reasons.

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Our specialist teams can provide full service legal advice and assistance, providing practical and cost-effective solutions.

Dealing with harassment

If you think you’re being harassed in any shape or form, there are a few options which range from speaking to the individual, getting the police involved, or applying for a restraining order, depending on the circumstance and severity or the harassment being experienced.

Our team of specialist harassment dispute lawyers have a wealth of experience in successfully dealing with this type of matter. We aim to bring a swift end to the harassing conduct and provide personal support to our clients while we help resolve the matter, who we understand will be going through an incredibly difficult time.

Get in touch with a specialist member of the team for more advice and guidance on harassment disputes.

Harassment Dispute FAQs

What is harassment?

Harassment is a criminal offence and a civil cause of action which under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997.

There are three main classifications or types of harassment which include verbal, visual and physical, all of which give claimants reason to make a harassment dispute claim.

Can I make a Harassment Dispute Claim?

Individuals can claim harassment if they have been harassed (or stalked) on two or more occasions, and given a sense of fear, distress, or alarm.

The court has the power to order the person to stay away from you with an injunction as well as order compensation for both financial loss and emotional distress.

About Ellis Jones

Our team of specialist dispute resolution solicitors take a personal and professional approach to provide you with all the advice and guidance you need to resolve the issues and overcome any challenges you are facing.

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About Ellis Jones

Our team of specialist dispute resolution solicitors take a personal and professional approach to provide you with all the advice and guidance you need to resolve the issues and overcome any challenges you are facing.

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