Cases

Active filters: Barrister: Andrew Caldecott QC [clear]
Area of work: Defamation and Malicious Falsehood [clear]

Tinkler v Ferguson & Ors

Malicious Falsehood – Strike Out – Abuse of Process – Damage – Jameel abuse

[2020] EWHC 1467 (QB) - High Court

Judge Nicklin J

Lachaux v Independent Print Ltd (Serious harm)

On appeal from the decision of Warby J [2016] QB 402; [2015] EWHC 2242 (QB): what was the proper approach to determining whether a statement satisfied the 'serious harm' test in section 1(1) of the Defamation Act 2013? Libel - Serious Harm - Rule in Dingle - Presumption of Harm - Limitation - Defamation Act 2013

[2017] EWCA Civ 1334 - Court of Appeal

Judge McFarlane, Davis, Sharp LJJ

Mionis v Democratic Press SA and others

Appeal - Defamation - Article 10 of the European Convention - Section 12, Human Rights Act 1998 - Settlement - Whether Judge below was correct to have refused application to lift a stay in the proceedings imposed by a Tomlin Order

[2017] EWCA Civ 1194 - Court of Appeal

Judge Gloster, Sharp and Lindblom LLJ

Associated Newspapers v Murray

Libel

[2015] EWCA Civ 488 - Court of Appeal

Judge LORD JUSTICE LONGMORE, LORD JUSTICE RYDER and LADY JUSTICE SHARP

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)

Makudi v Baron Triesman of Tottenham

defamation - parliamentary privilege - absolute privilege - Article 9 Bill of Rights 1689 - FA

[2014] EWCA Civ 179 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Laws, Tomlinson & Rafferty LJJ

Karpov v Browder

Libel - strike out - Jameel abuse - forum - proof of loss - justification

[2013] EWHC 3071 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Simon J

Cairns v Modi; KC v MGN Ltd

Defamation - Appeal - Damages

[2012] EWCA Civ 1382 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge The Lord Chief Justice; Lord Neuberger; Eady J

Cairns v Modi No 2

Defamation - justification - guilt - reasonable grounds to suspect - aggravated damages

[2012] EWHC 756 (QB) - QBD

Judge Bean J

Tesla Motors Ltd v BBC

Malicious Falsehood - Particulars of Claim - Particulars of Damage - Defamation Act 1952 s. 3

[2011] EWHC 2760 (QB) - High Court QBD

Judge Tugendhat J

Cairns v Modi

Libel – Publication – Twitter – Preliminary issue – Substantial tort – Abuse of process

[2010] EWHC 2859 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Bray v Deutsche Bank AG

Defamation - Libel - Qualified privilege - Malice - Anonymity of witnesses

[2008] EWHC 1263 (QB); [2009] EMLR 12 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J