Cases

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Flood v Times Newspapers Ltd (No.3)

Libel - Damages - Defendant's conduct - Deterrence - Vindication

[2013] EWHC 4075 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Nicola Davies J

Fox v Boulter (disclosure)

Libel - specific disclosure - non-party disclosure - CPR 31.12 - CPR 31.17

[2013] EWHC 4012 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

P (A Child)

Reporting restrictions - family courts - identification - Article 8 - Article 10

[2013] EWHC 4048 (Fam) - High Court, Family Division

Judge Munby P

Marine A v Guardian News and Media

Reporting restrictions - identification - open justice - courts martial - Article 8 - Article 10

[2013] EWCA Crim 2367 - Court Martial Appeal Court, and the Divisional Court

Judge The Lord Chief Justice, Tugendhat J, Holroyde J

Ungvary v Hungary

Defamation - fact and comment - Article 8 - Article 10

[2013] ECHR 1229 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Guido Raimondi, President, Işıl Karakaş, Peer Lorenzen, András Sajó, Nebojša Vučinić, Helen Keller, Egidijus Kūris,

Mitchell MP v News Group Newspapers Ltd (CA)

Cost Budgeting - Rules, practice directions and Court Orders - Relief from sanctions - CPR 51D - CPR 3.14 - CPR 3.9

[2013] EWCA Civ 1537 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Master of the Rolls, Richards and Elias LJJ

Krause v Newsquest Media Group Ltd

court reports -  absolute privilege - defamatory meaning - abuse of process - Gender Recognition Act 2004

[2013] EWHC 3400 (QB) - QBD

Judge Tugendhat J

Rufus v Elliott

Defamation - Libel – Meaning – Innuendo - Capability

[2013] EWHC 3355 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Dingemans J

Briggs v Jordan

Libel – meaning – natural and ordinary meaning – innuendo meaning – breach of confidence – misuse of private information – strike out – Jameel abuse

[2013] EWHC 3205 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

PNM v Times Newspapers Ltd

Privacy - identification - criminal proceedings - reporting restrictions - open justice - article 8 - article 10

[2013] EWHC 3177 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Karpov v Browder

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

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

Judge Simon J

Subotic v Knezevic

Defamation - Jurisdiction - Jameel abuse

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

Judge Dingemans J

Delfi AS v Estonia

Defamation - human rights - user-generated content - online publishers - user comments - freedom of expression - right to reputation

Application No.64569/09 - European Court of Human Rights (First Section)

Judge Isabelle Berro-Lefèvre P, Steiner, Hajiyev, Trajkovska, Laffranque, Turković & Dedov JJ

von Hannover v Germany (No. 3)

Privacy - human rights - public interest - public figure - debate of general interest - photographs

Application No.8772/10 - European Court of Human Rights (Fifth Section)

Judge Villiger P, Nußberger, Power-Forde, Yudkivska, Lemmens, Jäderblom & Pejchal JJ

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

Flood v Times Newspapers Ltd (No.2)

Defamation - libel - natural and ordinary meaning - innuendo - Chase Levels - meaning as a preliminary issue - online publication

[2013] EWHC 2182 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Ministry of Justice v Information Commissioner

Freedom of Information - Information relating to infraction proceedings - grounds of exemption - public interest

Case No EA/2012/0110 - First-Tier Tribunal (General Regulatory Chamber) Information Rights

Judge John Angel, Pieter de Waal, Narendra Makenji

Hunt v Times Newspapers Ltd (No. 5)

Libel - justification - Reynolds Privilege - s.5 Defamation Act 1952

[2013] EWHC 1868 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Simon 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

Cruddas v Calvert & Others (No.2) (CA)

Libel - Malicious Falsehood - Single-meaning rule - Determination of meaning for purposes of libel and malicious falsehood claims - justification - striking out

[2013] EWCA Civ 748 - Court of Appeal

Judge Longmore & Rafferty LJJ and Sir Stephen Sedley

AVB v TDD

Privacy – injunction – undertakings – return date – progress of action

[2013] EWHC 1705 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Co v Al Refai

Defamation - Conspiracy - Joint Tortfeasorship - Summary judgment - Defamatory website - Liability for publication where defendant did not know precise words to be published

[2013] EWHC 1630 (Comm) - Commercial Court

Judge Andrew Smith J

Cruddas v Calvert & Others (No.2)

Libel - Malicious Falsehood - Single-meaning rule - Determination of meaning for purposes of libel and malicious falsehood claims - justification - striking out Evidence - admissibility of evidence of the meaning understood by publishes in malicious falsehood actions.

[2013] EWHC 1427 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Fox v Boulter

Defamation - Libel – Meaning – Innuendo - Trial of meaning as preliminary issue

[2013] EWHC 1435 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Bean J

The Lord McAlpine of West Green v Sally Bercow

Defamation - Meaning – Natural and Ordinary Meaning – Innuendo – Repetition Rule - Social Media

[2013] EWHC 1342 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

AAA v Associated Newspapers Ltd (CA)

Privacy - injunction - expectation of privacy - public interest - best interest of child

[2013] EWCA Civ 554 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Master of the Rolls, Tomlinson LJ, Ryder LJ

Cruddas v Calvert

Libel - Malicious Falsehood - Amendments to Particulars of Claim - Malice - Aggravated Damages - Jury Trial

[2013] EWHC 1096 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Nicol 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

Thompson v James and Carmarthenshire County Council

Libel – justification – honest comment – qualified privilege – malice - public authorities – Article 8 HRA – Derbyshire v Times Newspapers – Part 20 claim - damages

[2013] EWHC 515 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Waterson v Lloyd

Libel - honest comment - meaning - appeal

[2013] EWCA Civ 136; [2013] EMLR 17 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge McCombe, Laws, Richards LJJ

McCann v Bennett

Contempt - committal - undertakings - penalty

[2013] EWHC 283 (QB); [2013] EWHC 332 (QB) - High Court (QBD)

Judge Tugendhat J

Smeaton v Equifax Plc

Data protection Act 1998 - fourth principle - duty for data to be accurate and up to date - duty of care in tort coextensive with the DPA

[2013] EWCA Civ 108 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Tomlinson LJ, Davis LJ, Sir Robin Jacob

Tamiz v Google Inc

Defamation - liability of ISPs - Publisher - Defamation Act 1996 - Google Inc

[2013] EWCA Civ 68 - Court of Appeal

Judge Master of the Rolls, Richards LJ, Sullivan LJ

Al Amoudi v Kifle

Libel - assessment of damages

[2013] EWHC 293 (QB) - QBD

Judge Eady J

Cruddas v Adams

Defamation - Libel - Assessment of Damages - Twitter - Blog - s.12 Defamation Act 1952

[2013] EWHC 145 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Graiseley Properties Ltd v Barclays Bank Plc

Disclosure – confidentiality - anonymity of non parties - open justice - Article 10 – reputational harm to non parties

[2013] EWHC 67 (Comm) - High Court (Commercial Court)

Judge Flaux J

R (T) v Greater Manchester Chief Constable (CA)

Cautions and convictions - rehabilitation of offenders - disclosure - Article 8

[2013] EWCA Civ 25 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Master of the Rolls, Richards LJ, Davis LJ

Henry v News Group Newspapers Ltd (Costs) (CA)

Summary costs – defamation – costs budgeting – Defamation Proceedings Costs Management Scheme – Practice Direction PD51D – ‘good reason’

[2013] EWCA Civ 19 - Court of Appeal

Judge Moore-Bick LJ, Aikens LJ, Black LJ, Costs Assessor Campbell

Ambrosiadou v Coward

Privacy - final injunctions - third parties - Spycatcher

[2013] EWHC 58 - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

KC v MGN Ltd (Costs)

Defamation - Offer of Amends - Costs

[2013] EWCA Civ 3 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge The Lord Chief Justice; Lord Neuberger; Eady J

RocknRoll v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Privacy - Injunction - Expectation of Privacy - Public Figure - Public Domain - Public Interest

[2013] EWHC 24 (Ch) - High Court (Chancery Division)

Judge Briggs J