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HRH Prince Al-Waleed v Forbes

Libel – trial of preliminary issues – meaning – serious harm (common law threshold)

[2014] EWHC 3823 (QB) - High Court (QBD)

Judge Sir Michael Tugendhat (sitting as a Judge of the High Court)

Hegglin v Persons Unknown

Libel - Data Protection Act 1998 - Norwich Pharmacal order - interim injunction - permission for service out of the jurisdiction

[2014] EWHC 2808 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Bean J

Hannon v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Striking out - cause of action - defamation - privacy

[2014] EWHC 1580 (Ch) - High Court (Chancery Division)

Judge Mann J

Hunt v Times Newspapers Ltd (No. 5)

Libel - justification - Reynolds Privilege - s.5 Defamation Act 1952

[2013] EWHC 1868 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Simon J

Henry v News Group Newspapers Ltd (Costs) (CA)

Summary costs – defamation – costs budgeting – Defamation Proceedings Costs Management Scheme – Practice Direction PD51D – ‘good reason’

[2013] EWCA Civ 19 - Court of Appeal

Judge Moore-Bick LJ, Aikens LJ, Black LJ, Costs Assessor Campbell

Henry v News Group Newspapers Ltd (costs)

Summary costs – defamation – costs budgeting – Defamation Proceedings Costs Management Scheme – Practice Direction PD51D – ‘good reason’

PTH 1106483 - High Court (Senior Costs Office)

Judge Senior Costs Judge Hurst

Hunt v Times Newspapers Ltd (No. 2)

David Hunt- Times Newspapers Limited- TNL- defamation- Reynolds privilege- justification- strike out application- Flood v Times Newspapers Ltd [2012] UKSC 11

[2012] EWHC 1220 (QB) - QBD

Judge Eady J

Hunt v Times Newspapers Ltd

Defamation - strike out - CPR 3.4 - Justification - Reynolds privilege

[2012] EWHC 110 (QB) - QBD

Judge Eady J

Henry v News Group Newspapers Ltd (No 2)

Libel – Non-party disclosure – CPR 31.17 - Public interest as a ground for resisting disclosure

[2011] EWHC 296 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Hunt v Evening Standard Ltd

Libel - Strike out - Justification - Relevance of particulars of justification - Evidence of general bad character - Admissibility - CPR r.3.4(2)

[2011] EWHC 272 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Henry v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Libel – Non-party disclosure – CPR 31.17

Unreported, 13 January 2011 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Hayden & Anor v Charlton; Hayden & Anor v Carver

Libel - Striking out - Delay - Non compliance with court orders - CPR Rule 3.4(2)(c) - Litigants in Person - Article 10, ECHR

[2010] EWHC 3144 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Sharp J

Hays Plc v Hartley

Defamation - Abuse of process - No real or substantial tort - Collateral purpose - Qualified privilege - Reynolds privilege

[2010] EWHC 1068 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

H v Tomlinson

Privacy - Human Rights Act claim for an Article 8 right to reputation - Defamation - Justification - Common sting

[2008] EWCA Civ 1258 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Ward, Sedley and Longmore LJJ

Hayter v Fahie

Defamation - Libel - Qualified privilege - Malice - Summary judgment

[2008] EWCA Civ 1336 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Sir Anthony May (President QB), Wilson and Rimer LJJ

Hughes v Alan Dick & Co Ltd

Defamation - Slander - Absolute privilege - Qualified privilege - Malice - Default judgment - Setting aside - CPR r.13.3(1)

[2008] EWHC 2695 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Hussein v Farooq & Sheik

Defamation - Slander - Adequacy of evidence - Proof of oral publication - Slander actionable without proof of special damage

[2008] EWHC 2487 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Henry v BBC (No.3)

Defamation - Libel - Meaning - Justification - Substantial Justification - s.5 Defamation Act 1952

[2006] EWHC 386 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Hussein v William Hill

Defamation - Libel - Slander - Abuse of process - Issue estoppel - Attempt to reopen matters decided by court of competent jurisdiction

[2006] EWHC 25 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Henry v BBC (No.2)

Defamation - Libel - Qualified privilege - s.15 Defamation Act 1996 - Reynolds privilege - Reply to attack

[2005] EWHC 2787 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Henry v BBC

Defamation - Libel - Cost-capping orders - Conditional Fee Agreements - After-the-event insurance policies - CPR Rule 3.1 - CPR Part 26 Practice Direction

[2005] EWHC 2503 (QB); [2006] 1 All ER 154 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Hewitt & Others v Grunwald & Others

Defamation - Libel - Allegation of being a 'terrorist organisation' - Internet publication - Justification - Qualified privilege

[2004] EWHC 2959 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Hamilton v Clifford

Defamation - Libel - Slander - Applications to strike out -Meaning - Justification - Fair comment - Reply to attack - Qualified privilege - Malice - Plea of general bad reputation

[2004] EWHC 1542 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Hassan v Holburn and others

Defamation - Libel - permission to appeal - Limitation Act 1980 sections 4A, 32, 35 - publication - republication - costs

[2004] EWCA Civ 789 - Court of Appeal

Judge Sedley LJ

Howe & Co v Burden

Defamation- Slander- Summary judgment - Abuse of process -Qualified privilege -Malice- Consent

[2004] EWHC 196 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Harrods Ltd v Dow Jones & Co Inc

Defamation - libel - jurisdiction - whether the claimant could sue the defendant in this jurisidiction

[2003] EWHC 1162 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Howlett v Holding and Holding & Barnes Plc

Defamation - Libel - Qualified privilege - Striking out - CPR 3.4(2) - Summary Judgment - CPR Part 24

[2003] EWHC 286 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Hamilton v Al Fayed (No 2)

Costs - application for contributors to fighting fund to pay costs of successful defendant - discretion as to costs under Supreme Court Act 1981 s 51

[2003] QB 1175; [2003] 2 WLR 128 - Court of Appeal

Judge Simon Brown, Chadwick and Hale LJJ

Hamilton v Milroy-Sloan

Defamation- Libel - Injunctive Relief- Asset freezing order

30/08/2001 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Aikens J

Hickey v Marks

Defamation – libel - justification - fair comment – test for permission to appeal against trial findings of judge

06/07/2000 - Court of Appeal

Judge Morritt & May LJJ, Forbes J

Hamilton v Fayed

Defamation - libel action over allegations on television of corruption by Member of Parliament - parliamentary privilege - waiver under section 13 of Defamation Act 1996 - trial requiring investigation of same issues as Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards - whether libel action involved breach of parliamentary privilege and should be stayed.

[2001] AC 395 - House of Lords

Judge Lords Browne-Wilkinson, Steyn, Cooke, Hope and Clyde

Holley v Smyth

Defamation - libel - interim injunction - justification - whether motive of publisher relevant

[1998] QB 726; [1998] 2 WLR 742; [1998] 1 All ER 853 - Court of Appeal

Judge Auld, Slade, Staughton LLJ