Cases

Active filters: Barrister: Patrick Milmo QC [clear]
Area of work: Defamation and Malicious Falsehood [clear]

Alexander v Arts Council of Wales

Defamation - libel - withdrawing of malice from the jury at conclusion of evidence - right to jury determination - CPR Part 24 - summary jdgment - s.69 Supreme Court Act 1981

[2001] EWCA Civ 514; [2001] 1 WLR 1840; [2001] EMLR 713; [2001] 4 All ER 205 - Court of Appeal

Judge Lord Woolf CJ, May and Jonathan Parker LJJ

Dwek v Macmillan Publishers Ltd & Others

Defamation - Libel - Photograph - Identification - Striking Out - Ruling on Meaning

[1999] EWCA Civ 2002; [2000] EMLR 284 - Court of Appeal

Judge Judge, May & Sedley LJJ

Basham v Gregory (No.2)

Defamation - Libel - Meaning - Justification - Defamation Act 1952, s.5 - Summing up - Misdirection - Criticism of counsel - Retrial

[1998] EWCA Civ 1137 - Court of Appeal

Judge Stuart-Smith & Otton LJJ & Sir Brian Neill

Broxton v McClelland (No.2)

Defamation - Libel - conduct of jury trial

[1996] EWCA Civ 955; [1997] EMLR 157 - Court of Appeal

Judge Staughton & Swinton Thomas LJJ and Judge J

Basham v Gregory

Defamation - Late Amendments - Justification

21/02/1996 - Court of Appeal

Judge Lord Bingham CJ, Roch & Swinton Thomas LJJ

Broxton v McClelland

Defamation - libel - abuse of process - collateral purpose - striking out

[1995] EMLR 485 - Court of Appeal

Judge Nourse, Simon Brown and Waite LJJ

McDonalds Corp v Steel and Morris

Defamation - Libel - Striking Out - Defence - Justification - Basis on which it was proper to advance plea of justification - defences of justification and fair comment form part of the framework by which free speech is protected

[1995] 3 All ER 615 - Court of Appeal

Judge Neill, Steyn & Peter Gibson LJJ

Barnett v Crozier

Defamation - settlement with one of two defendants - statement in open court - objection by remaining defendant -discretion to permit

[1987] 1 WLR 272 - Court of Appeal

Judge Nourse and Ralph Gibson LJJ