Cases

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Brinn & Jarvis v Russell Jones & Walker (a firm)

Professional Negligence - Duty and Standard of Care -Defamation - Libel - Assessment of Damages - Ability of original defendant to pay damages.

[2002] EWHC 2727 (QB); [2003] PNLR 16 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Loutchansky v Times Newspapers Ltd and others (No. 7)

Defamation - Libel - Qualified privilege - Reconsideration of original decision on qualified privilege following the Court of Appeal's decision ([2002] QB 783)

[2002] EWHC 2490 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Campbell v MGN Ltd (CA)

Breach of Confidence - Privacy - Photographs - Data Protection Act 1998 - Sensitive Personal Data - section 32 exemption - Public interest

[2002] EWCA Civ 1373; [2003] QB 658; [2003] 2 WLR 80; [2003] EMLR 39 - Court of Appeal

Judge Phillips MR, Chadwick & Keene LJJ

Mills v MGN Ltd

Defamation - Libel - ruling on meaning - striking out - CPR Part 3.4(2) - exemplary damages

[2002] EWHC 1384 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Gregson v Channel Four Television

Defamation - Libel - Mode of Trial - Prolonged Examination of documents - s.69 Supreme Court Act 1981

[2002] EWCA Civ 941 - Court of Appeal

Judge Waller & Robert Walker LJJ

McManus v Beckham

Defamation - Slander - liability for republication - foreseeability - special damage

[2002] EWCA Civ 939; [2002] EMLR 880; [2002] 1 WLR 2982 - Court of Appeal

Judge Waller, Clark, Laws LLJ

Ashworth Hospital Authority v MGN Ltd

Breach of Confidence- identification of journalist's source- Norwich Pharmacal order- Section 10 Contempt of Court Act 1981- meaning of interests of justice exception - Article 10 and 10(2) of the ECHR.

[2002] UKHL 29; [2002] 1 WLR 2033; [2002] EMLR 36; [2002] 4 All ER 193 - House of Lords

Judge Lords Slynn, Browne-Wilkinson, Woolf CJ, Nolan and Hobhouse

Campbell v MGN Ltd (QBD)

Breach of Confidence - Privacy - Photographs - Personal Sensitive Data - Data Protection Act 1998 - section 32 exemption - Public interest - damages - section 13 of the DPA.

[2002] EWHC 499 (QB); [2002] EMLR 617 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Morland J

Kiam v MGN Ltd

Defamation- Libel - Damages - Jury trial - Appeal on quantum - whether award of £105,000 was excessive - procedure to determine size of bracket - referrring jury to comparable awards

[2002] EWCA Civ 43; [2003] QB 281; [2002] 2 All ER 219; [2002] 3 WLR 1036 - Court of Appeal

Judge Simon Brown, Waller & Sedley LJJ