Cases

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Poulter v Times Newspapers Limited

Defamation - Libel - Meaning - Trial of Preliminary Issue on meaning

[2018] EWHC 3900 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division, Media and Communications List

Judge Nicklin J

Pinard-Byrne v Linton

Privy Council Appeal from Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Commonwealth of Dominica) - Defamation - Libel - Reynolds qualified privilege/ public interest defence - Whether the Court of Appeal was wrong to have overturned the first instance judge's rejection of the defence

[2015] UKPC 41 - Privy Council

Judge Lords Clarke, Wilson, Sumption, Carnwath, Toulson

Peacock v MGN Ltd (Costs)

Defamation - Libel -  Costs - Conditional fee agreement - Staged success fee - Whether amount of success fee sought reasonable - Proportionality - Whether overall fees claimed reasonable

[2010] EWHC 90174 (Costs) - Senior Courts Costs Office

Judge Master Campbell, Costs Judge

Peacock v MGN Ltd

Defamation – Libel – Costs capping order – Conditional fee agreement – After the event insurance – New costs capping rules - Whether a costs cap should be ordered

[2009] EWHC 769 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Pfeifer v Austria

Article 8 - Right to private life - Right to reputation - Article 10 - Freedom of expression - Defamation - Libel - Political criticism - Value judgments

Application No. 12556/03 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Loucaides (President), Vajiæ, Kovler, Hajiyev, Spielmann, Jebens & Schäffer

Purnell v F1 Business Magazine Ltd & Another

Defamation - Justification defence struck out - Jury to determine quantum of damages - Effect of the prior reasoned judgment re the strike out on vindicatory element of the jury award

[2007] EWCA Civ 744; [2008] 1 WLR 1 - Court of Appeal

Judge Chadwick & Laws LJJ & Evans-Lombe J

Panday v Gordon

Defamation - Slander - Qualified privilege - Malice - Constitutional guarantee of freedom of expression - Level of damages

[2005] UKPC 36; [2006] 1 AC 427; [2006] 2 WLR 39 - Privy Council

Judge Lords Nicholls, Hoffmann, Rodger, Walker and Baroness Hale

Polanski v Conde Nast Publications Ltd (HL)

Defamation - Libel - Human Rights - Civil procedure - Civil evidence - evidence by video link - hearsay

[2005] UKHL 10; [2005] 1 WLR 637; [2005] 1 All ER 945; [2005] EMLR 287; The Times, 11 Feb 2005; The Independent, 16 Feb 2005 - House of Lords

Judge Lord Nicholls of Birkenhead, Lord Slynn of Hadley, Lord Hope of Craighead, Baroness Hale of Richmond, Lord Carswell

Pedersen and Baadsgaard v Denmark (No.2)

Human Rights - Defamation - Libel - Article 10 - Freedom of Expression - Article 6 - TV Documentary about wrongful conviction - Journalists fined for defaming senior police officer - whether interference necessary in a democratic society

(2006) 42 EHRR 486 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Wildhaber (President), Rozakis, Costa, Bratza, Caflisch, Türmen, Strážnická, Bîrsan, Lorenzen, Casadevall, Zupan?i?, Hedigan, Pellonpää, Baka, Maruste, Ugrekhelidze & Hajiyev JJ

Pal v General Medical Council and others

Defamation - Libel - Data Protection Act 1998 - Human Rights Act 1998 - Article 8 - General Medical Council - Summary Judgment - CPR Part 24 - Costs

[2004] EWHC 1485 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division (Birmingham District Registry)

Judge HHJ Charles Harris QC

Phillipps v Associated Newspapers Ltd & Another

Defamation - Acceptance of Defendants' Part 36 Offer to Settle - Entitlement to Unilateral Statement in Open Court - Part 53 PD 6.1 - Costs

[2004] EWHC 190 (QB); [2004] 1 WLR 2106; [2004] 2 All ER 455; [2004] EMLR 218 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Polanski v Conde Nast Publications Ltd (CA)

Defamation - Libel - Civil procedure - Civil evidence - Human Rights - CPR - Video conference link

[2003] EWCA Civ 1573; [2004] 1 WLR 387; [2004] 1 All ER 1220; [2004] EMLR 7 - Court of Appeal

Judge Simon Brown, Jonathan Parker & Thomas LJ

Pedder v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Defamation - Libel - Abuse of process - Human Rights -Whether an attempt to re-litigate issues already decided against Claimants in a similar action should be struck out as an abuse of the process - whether the Defendants could rely upon the Claimants being on a conditional fee agreement without ate insurance to justify striking out the claim

[2003] EWHC 2442 (QB); [2004] EMLR 348 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Powell v Boladz & others

Defamation - Libel - Delay - Striking out - Abuse of process - Human Rights - Articles 6, 8 & 10 European Convention on Human Rights

[2003] EWHC 2160 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Pedersen and Baadsgaard v Denmark

Human Rights - Defamation - Libel - Article 10 - Freedom of Expression - TV Documentary about wrongful conviction - Journalists fined for defaming senior police officer - whether interference necessary in a democratic society

19/06/2003 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge