Cases

Active filters: Barrister: Victoria Jolliffe [clear]
Area of work: Defamation and Malicious Falsehood [clear]

Alvaro Sobrinho v Impresa Publishing SA

Libel – Portuguese Newspaper and Website – Preliminary Issues – Defamatory Meaning – Serious Harm, Defamation Act 2013 s1 – Abuse of Process

[2016] EWHC 66 (QB); [2016] EMLR 12 - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Dingemans J

Cruddas v Calvert (CA)

Defamation - libel - justification - malicious falsehood - malice - single meaning rule - damages

[2015] EWCA Civ 171 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Jackson LJ, Ryder LJ, Clarke LJ

Donovan v Gibbons

Ruling on meaning and comment

[2014] EWHC 3406 - High Court Queen's Bench Division

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

Yeo MP v Times Newspapers Ltd

Libel - jury trial - s11 Defamation Act 2013 - s69(3) Senior Courts Act 1981 - discretion - meaning - relief from sanctions

[2014] EWHC 2853 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Warby J

Cruddas v Calvert & Others (No.4)

Libel - Malicious Falsehood - subterfuge - covert recording - Press Complaints Commission Code of Conduct - Public Interest - Justification - s.5 Defamation Act 1952 - Malice - Intention to Injure - Falsity - s.3 Defamation Act 1952 - Damages - Aggravated Damages

[2013] EWHC 2298 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Cruddas v Calvert & Others (No.3)

Libel - Malicious Falsehood - Trial Judge reversed by Court of Appeal in relation to pre-trial ruling - Recusal application - appearance of bias

[2013] EWHC 1791 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Lait v Evening Standard Ltd (CA)

Libel - MPs' expenses - Honest comment - Summary judgment - Justification - Jameel abuse - Summary judgment for D on honest comment - Residual claims dismissed as an abuse - Appeal - Single meaning rule - Alleged breach of rule by Judge - Single meaning rule applies to comment - Judge did not err - Jameel jurisdiction part of law's balancing of rights

[2011] EWCA Civ 859; [2011] 1 WLR 2973; [2012] EMLR 4 - Court of Appeal

Judge Lord Neuberger MR, Laws & Longmore LJJ

Awdry Bailey and Douglas v Kordowski

Libel - strike out - summary judgment - publisher  -  section 1 Defamation Act 1996 - qualified privilege - abuse of process - amendments - online publication

[2011] EWHC 785 (QB) - High Court, QBD

Judge Tugendhat J

Lait v Evening Standard Ltd (No 2)

Libel - Defamation - Honest comment - Abuse of process - Summary judgment - Meaning

[2010] EWHC 3239 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Lait v Evening Standard Ltd

Libel - Meaning - Aggravated damages

[2010] EWHC 642 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Williams v MGN Ltd

Libel - Abuse of process - Defamatory meaning - Limitation - Strike out - Real and substantial tort

[2009] EWHC 3150 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Kahangi & Ors v Nourizadeh

Defamation - security for costs - resident out of jurisdiction - enforcement - Iran - discretion

[2009] EWHC 2451 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Malik v Newspost Ltd & Ors

Defamation - Libel - Defences - Reynolds privilege- Public interest - Responsible journalism - Letter to editor - Whether letter writer could rely on Reynolds privilege

[2007] EWHC 3063 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Buckley v Dalziel

Defamation - Absolute privilege - Qualified privilege - Witness statement provided to police officer - Limitation - s.32A Limitation Act 1980

[2007] EWHC 1025 (QB); [2007] 1 WLR 2933; [2007] EMLR 624; The Times, 7 June 2007 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J