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Sadik v Sadik

Defamation - Libel - Strike out - Summary judgment - s.9, Defamation Act 2013 - CPR r.11 - Jurisdiction - Domicile - s.1, Defamation Act 2013 - Serious harm to reputation - Jameel abuse of process

[2019] EWHC 2717 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Julian Knowles J

Simon v Lyder

Defamation - Libel - Appeal from Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago - Reliance upon subsequent facts - The extent which, if at all, two or more different statements made upon different occasions by the same defendant may be aggregated for the purpose of giving rise to a cause of action in defamation

[2019] UKPC 38 - Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Judge Lord Wilson, Lord Carnwath, Lady Black, Lord Briggs, Lady Arden

Serafin v Malkiewicz

Libel – public interest – truth – damages – unfair judicial treatment

[2019] EWCA Civ 852 - Court of Appeal

Judge Lewison, McCombe and Haddon-Cave LJJ

Sube v News Group Newspapers Ltd & Express Newspapers (No 2)

Defamation - Defamation Act 2013, s. 1 - Serious Harm - Whether Serious Harm Requirement Can Be Met By Taking Indivual Less Serious Imputations Together Cummulatively

[2018] EWHC 1961 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Mr Justice Warby

Sube v News Group Newspapers Ltd & Express Newspapers

Defamation - Meaning - Preliminary Issue -  Serious Harm - s.1 Defamation Act 2013 - Data Protection Act 1998 - Equality Act 2010 - Harassment - Striking Out - Amendment

[2018] EWHC 1234(QB) - High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Mr Justice Warby

Stocker v Stocker

Libel – social media – meaning – justification – publication

[2018] EWCA Civ 170; [2018] E.M.L.R. 15; [2018] 1 F.C.R. 763 - Court of Appeal

Judge McFarlane and Sharp LJJ and Sir John Laws

Sloutsker v Romanova

Defamation - Assessment of damages for publications online - whether to grant an injunction against a defendant overseas- whether to proceed in the defendant's absence- whether the court needed to rule on meaning where default judgment had been entered

[2015] EWHC 2053 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Warby J

Sloutsker v Romanova

Defamation - libel - foreign claimant - foreign defendant - service out of the jurisdiction - whether material non disclosure -  whether real and substantial tort within jurisdiction of England and Wales - whether England is the proper forum - likelihood of serious harm - service of English proceedings in Russian Federation -  whether valid service effected under Hague Convention - CPR 6.40(3)

[2015] EWHC 545 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Warby J

Subotic v Knezevic

Defamation - Jurisdiction - Jameel abuse

[2013] EWHC 3011 - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Dingemans J

Smith v Dha

Defamation - CPR 40.7 - Death of Claimant - Abatement of Action - Power to revive

[2013] EWHC 838 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Nicola Davies J

Spelman v Express Newspapers (No. 2)

Injunction - Privacy - Public Interest -  Bonnard v Perryman -  Minors - Article 8 - Article 10

[2012] EWHC 355 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Spelman v Express Newspapers (No.1)

Injunction - Privacy - Public Interest -  Bonnard v Perryman - Anonymity of Parties - Minors - Article 8 - Article 10 - Preservation of Anonymity pending appeal

[2012] EWHC 239 - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Lindblom J

Sleeman v Panchaud

Defamation -- Injunctions - Without Notice Injunctions - Bonnard v Perryman - Practice & Procedure - s.110 Patents Act 1997 - Unauthorised Claim of Patent Rights

- Queen's Bench Division

Judge Mr Justice Tugendhat

Spiller v Joseph

Defamation - Fair comment - Extent to which defence requires that the comment should identify the matter to which it relates

[2010] UKSC 53 - The Supreme Court

Judge Lords Phillips, Rodger, Walker and Brown and Sir John Dyson

Sanders v Percy & Ministry of Justice (No 2)

Defamation - Slander - Delay - Strike out - Unless order - Relief from sanction - CPR r.3.9

Unreported, 12 May 2010 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Master Leslie

Sanders v Percy & Ministry of Justice

Slander - Strike out - Slander actionable per se - Harrassment - Abuse of process - Jameel abuse

[2009] EWHC 1870 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge HHJ Moloney QC (sitting as a Judge of the High Court)

Smith v ADVFN Plc & Ors (No 2)

Defamation - Libel - Stay - Postings on internet bulletin board - Whether to be treated as libels or slanders

[2008] EWHC 1797 (QB) - Queens Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Smith v ADVFN Plc (CA)

Defamation - Norwich Pharmacal disclosure – Defamatory material on bulletin board

[2008] EWCA Civ 518 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge May and Moore-Bick LJJ

Seaga v Harper

Defamation - Slander - Defences - Qualified privilege - Reynolds privilege - Statement by politician - Application of Reynolds privilege to non-media publication

Appeal No 90 of 2006 - Privy Council

Judge Lords Scott, Walker, Carswell and Neuberger and Sir Henry Brooke

Sharma v Singh & Associated Newspapers Ltd

Defamation - Libel - Defences - Justification - Lucas-Box meaning - Legitimate scope of plea of justification to a level 1 meaning - Repetition rule Harassment - Whether conduct constituted harassment - Protection from Harassment Act 1997

[2007] EWHC 2988 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Sheffield Wednesday FC & ors v Hargreaves

Defamation - Libel - Norwich Pharmacal relief - Anonymous website postings

[2007] EWHC 2375 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Richard Parkes QC (sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge)

SD Marine Ltd v Powell

Defamation - Libel - Offer of amends - Offer and acceptance - Whether offer of amends validly made and accepted - s.2 Defamation Act 1996

[2006] EWHC 3095 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Sunderland Housing Company & another v Baines & others

Defamation- Libel - Harassment - Data protection - Injunctive relief - Responsibility for website - Whether injunctive relief should be granted - John Doe order

[2006] EWHC 2359 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Savitchi v Moldova

Human rights - Freedom of expression - Art 10, ECHR - Defamation - Libel - Freedom of the press - Reporting statements of others - Duty to prove - Necessary in a democratic society

Application No. 11039/02 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Bratza (President), Casadevall, Bonello, Maruste, Pavlovschi, Garlicki, Borrego Borrego (Judges), and O’Boyle, Section Registrar

Steinberg v Pritchard Englefield (No 2)

Adjournments - Defamation - Summary Judgment - Appeal -Absence of party at hearing - Publication - Website

[2005] EWCA Civ 824 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Ward LJ, Sedley LJ, and Longmore LJ

Sofola v Lloyds TSB Bank plc

Defamation - Slander - Qualified privilege - ss.13 and 14 Data Protection Act 1998 - Civil Procedure - CPR Part 3.4 - CPR Part 24 - CPR Part 52(3)(6)

[2005] EWHC 1335 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Steinberg v Pritchard Englefield & other

Defamation - Libel - Appeal - Summary disposal - Sections 8 to 10 Defamation Act 1996 - Website publication to the world at large - Whether claim could be an abuse of process - Jameel v Dow Jones

[2005] EWCA Civ 288 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Ward LJ, Sedley LJ, and Longmore LJ

Steel & Morris v United Kingdom

Libel - Unavailability of Legal Aid - Fair Trial - Corporations - Right to Sue - Burden of Proof - Damages - Article 6 - Article 10

[2005] EMLR 314 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Pellonpää (President); Bratza, Strážnická, Casadevall, Maruste, Pavlovschi, and Garlicki

Selisto v Finland

Human rights - Freedom of expression - Criminal defamation - Prosecution of journalist - Article 10 ECHR - Whether necessary in a democratic society

[2005] EMLR 178; (2006) 42 EHRR 8 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Sir Nicolas Bratza P, Pellonpää, Casadeva, Maruste, Pavlovschi, Borrego Borrego & Fura-Sandström JJ

Sabou & Pircalab v Romania

Human Rights - Criminal Defamation - prosecution of journalists - whether prosecution and conviction were breaches of Articles 8,10 and 13 ECHR

Appl no: 00046572/99 - ECtHR

Judge J-P Costa P

Sharma v Jay & Others (No.2)

Defamation - Slander - Stay of proceedings - concurrent GMC disciplinary proceedings

11/02/2004 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Sheikha Mouza al Misnad v Azzaman Ltd & Others

Defamation - Libel - Summary disposal - CPR Part 24 - s.8 Defamation Act 1996 - Conflict of laws - Publication in multiple foreign jurisdictions - Reynolds privilege - Standards of responsible journalism

[2003] EWHC 1783 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Stallwood & Stallwood v Smith

Defamation- Libel - Qualified Privilege- Summary Judgment-Part 24- Whether pre-action correspondence between a prospective litigant and a solicitor are protected by qualified privilege

01/07/2003 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Sharma v Jay & Others

Defamation- Harassment- Protection from Harassment Act 1997- Malice- Slander- Application to strike out claim for harassment and plea of malice- CPR Part 3.4 and Part 24.2

15/04/2003 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Spencer v Sillitoe and International Computers Ltd

Defamation - Libel - Summary judgment - Disputed facts - Role of Jury - CPR Part 24 - s.69 Supreme Court Act 1981

[2002] EWCA Civ 1579; [2003] EMLR 207 - Court of Appeal

Judge Simon Brown, Buxton & Carnwath LJJ

Safeway v Tate

Defamation - Libel - CPR Part 24 - Summary Judgment - Right to Jury Trial - s.69 Supreme Court Act 1981

[2000] EWCA Civ 335; [2001] QB 1120; [2001] 2 WLR 1377 - Court of Appeal

Judge Otton LJ Mantell LJ Sir Ronald Waterhouse