Cases

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Greenstein v Campaign against Antisemitism

Defamation - Meaning - Expressions of Opinion or Statements of Fact - Preliminary Issue Trial - Antisemitism allegations

[2019] EWHC 281 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division, Media and Communications List

Judge Nicklin J

Gur v Avrupa Newspaper Ltd & Anor (CA)

Defamation - Libel - Damages - Article 6, ECHR - Reference to personal injury awards

[2008] EWCA Civ 594; [2009] EMLR 4 - Court of Appeal

Judge Buxton, Tuckey, Dyson LJJ

Grovit v De Nederlandsche Bank & Ors

Defamation - Conflict of laws - Jurisdiction - Scope of Council Regulation (EC) No 44/2001, art 1(1) - Claimant suing in place where harmful event occurred - Libel claim over letter sent by bank in Netherlands - Bank's reliance on state immunity - Whether claim "civil … matter"

[2007] EWCA Civ 953; [2008] 1 WLR 51 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge May, Dyson and Jacob LJJ

Galloway v Telegraph Group Ltd (CA)

Libel – Qualified privilege – Reynolds privilege – Reportage – Adoption – Public interest – Fair comment on privileged report – Damages

[2006] EWCA Civ 17; [2006] EMLR 221; [2006] HRLR 13; The Times 6 February 2006; The Independent 26 January 2006 - Court of Appeal

Judge Sir Anthony Clarke MR; Chadwick & Laws LJJ

Georgallides v Etzin

Harassment - Protection from Harassment Act 1997 - interim injunction - whether application for injunction for harassment was an attempt to circumvent rule in Bonnard v Perryman - s.12 Human Rights Act 1998- articles 8 and 10 - width of injunction

12/07/2005 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Galloway v Telegraph Group Ltd (QBD)

Libel – Qualified Privilege – Reynolds – Reportage – Adoption – Public Interest – Fair Comment on Privilege Report – Damages

[2004] EWHC 2786 (QB); [2005] EMLR 115 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Gazley v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Costs - Defamation - Instruction of Specialist Solicitors - Reasonableness - CPR 44.4(2)(b) - Appeal - Review - CPR Part 52.11

[2004] EWHC 2675 (QB); [2005] 1 Costs LR 129 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J (sitting with Assessors)

Greene v Associated Newspapers Ltd & Another

Defamation - Injunction - s.12 Human Rights Act 1998 - Likelihood of success - Threshold for grant of injunction - Bonnard v Perryman test

[2004] EWCA Civ 1462; [2005] QB 972; [2005] 3 WLR 281; [2005] EMLR 217; [2005] 1 All ER 30; The Times, 10 November 2004; The Independent, 9 November 2004 - Court of Appeal

Judge Brooke, May and Dyson LJJ

Gray v Avadis

Defamation - Libel - Absolute privilege - Qualified Privilege - Striking Out - Summary Judgment - whether publications in and to the Office of Supervision of Solicitors were covered by absolute privilege

[2003] EWHC 1830 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Greenaway and Williams v Poole

Defamation - Libel - Justification - Qualified Privilege - Malice - Elections - s.10 Defamation Act 1952 - Damages

[2003] EWHC 1735 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Jack J

Gleaner Co v Abrahams

Defamation - Libel - Damages - Whether the award by the jury was excessive - Constitutional law - Human Rights- Freedom of expression - foreign jurisdictions - Jamaica

[2003] UKPC 55; [2004] 1 AC 628; [2003] 3 WLR 1038; [2003] EMLR 737 - Privy Council

Judge Lords Hoffmann, Hope, Hobhouse, Millett and Tipping J

Gutnick v Dow Jones & Co Inc

Libel - Publication - Internet - Single publication rule - Appropriate forum

[2002] HCA 56; (2002) 77 ALJR 255 - High Court of Australia

Judge Gleeson CJ, Gaudron, McHugh, Gummow, Kirby, Hayne and Callinan JJ

Grobbelaar v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Defamation - Libel - Review of jury verdict - Damages - Inherent power of House of Lords

[2002] UKHL 40; [2002] 1 WLR 3024; [2002] 4 All ER 732; [2003] EMLR 1 - House of Lords

Judge Lords Bingham, Steyn, Hobhouse, Millett and Scott

Gregson v Channel Four Television

Defamation - Libel - Mode of Trial - Prolonged Examination of documents - s.69 Supreme Court Act 1981

[2002] EWCA Civ 941 - Court of Appeal

Judge Waller & Robert Walker LJJ

Gaddafi v Telegraph Group Ltd (No.3)

Defamation - Libel - pre-trial review - application by defendant to strike out claim as an abuse of the process on grounds that the Libyan claimant did not have sufficient standing or reputation in England to warrant his libel action going before a jury - application by defendant to strike out plea of foreign publication on grounds that reliance on common law presumption that foreign law the same as English law incompatible with Article 10 ECHR

12/03/2002 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Sir Oliver Popplewell

Gillick v Brook Advisory Centres & Another (No.2)

Defamation - Libel - Summary Disposal - s.8 Defamation Act 1996 - Determination of Meaning - Whether words complained of were defamatory

12/03/2002 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Gillick v Brook Advisory Centres & Another

Defamation - Libel - Meaning - Ruling on Meaning - CPR Part 53 PD 4.1 - Principles to be applied

[2001] EWCA Civ 1263 - Court of Appeal

Judge Lord Phillips MR, Latham & Jonathan Parker LJJ

Gilbert v MGN Ltd

Defamation - libel - rugby ball manufacturer - qualified privilege - Reynolds - summary disposal

[2000] EMLR 680 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

GKR Karate v Yorkshire Post Ltd (No 2)

Defamation - libel - qualified privilege - Reynolds - information from sports governing body - trial of preliminary issue - whether article complained of protected by qualified privilege

[2000] EWHC 180 (QB); [2000] EMLR 410 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Sir Oliver Popplewell

GKR Karate v Yorkshire Post Ltd

Defamation - libel - qualified privilege - Reynolds - preliminary issues - correct approach to assessment of privilege and malice

[2000] 1 WLR 2571; [2000] 2 All ER 931; [2000] EMLR 396 - Court of Appeal

Judge May & Tuckey LJJ

Gaddafi v Telegraph Group Ltd

Defamation - libel - newspaper publication - qualified privilege - Reynolds - journalist's sources - whether non-disclosure of sources precludes reliance on privilege

[1998] EWCA Civ 1626; [2000] EMLR 431 - Court of Appeal

Judge Stuart-Smith, Hirst & Tuckey LJJ

Godfrey v Demon Internet Ltd

Defamation - Libel - Damages - Evidence in mitigation of damages

[1999] EWHC QB 240; [1999] 4 All ER 342 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Morland J