Defamation County Court – Why Not?

By Jonathan Barnes KC

Published in the Counsel Magazine

Publisher: Lexis Nexis
Date of Publication: 1 Jul 2014

In this article, first published in the July 2014 edition of Counsel Magazine, 5RB‘s Jonathan Barnes examines the High Court’s effective monopoly on hearing defamation cases, and against a background of calls for County Courts to get involved too asks, WHY NOT?