Cases

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Ashley v Times Newspapers Limited

Defamation - Libel - Trial of Preliminary Issues - Meaning - Defamatory imputation - Statement of fact / expression of opinion - Whether the repetition rule is engaged - Multiple publications

[2021] EWHC 2082 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Saini J

Cilliers v Gibraltar Health Authority

Libel – Malicious Falsehood – Slander - Strike out – Jurisdiction of Employment Tribunal - Johnson exclusion area – Summary judgment – Jameel abuse

2021/GSC/19 - The Supreme Court of Gibraltar

Judge Restano J

Blackledge v Persons Unknown

Defamation – Libel – Harassment – Data Protection – Quantum – Damages – Injunction – Section 13 order

[2021] EWHC 1994 (QB) - High Court, Queen’s Bench Division

Judge Saini J

Greenstein v Campaign Against Antisemitism

Defamation - Libel - Malice- Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 - Spent Convictions - Whether the malice plea relating to spent convictions was correctly struck out

[2021] EWCA Civ 1006 - Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Judge Popplewell, Dingemans, Carr LLJ

Rebekah Vardy v Coleen Rooney

Libel – summary judgment – strike out – social media – proportionality

[2021] EWHC 1888 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Steyn J

Hodges v Naish

Slander - preliminary issues - publication - defamatory meaning - slanders actionable per se - serious harm - limitation

[2021] EWHC 1805 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division (Winchester District Registry)

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

Lachaux v Independent Print Ltd

Libel - publication on matter of public interest - s.4, Defamation Act 2013 - damages

[2021] EWHC 1797 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division, Media and Communications List

Judge Nicklin J

Corbyn v Millett

Preliminary issue – whether statement fact or opinion – bare comment – whether statement defamatory at common law

[2021] EWCA Civ 567 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Vos MR, Sharp P, Warby LJ

Soriano v Silverstein

Libel – section 9 Defamation Act 2013 – jurisdiction – service out – forum conveniens – service gateways – centre of interests

[2021] EWHC 873 (QB) - High Court, Queen’s Bench Division

Judge Johnson J

Lady Colin Campbell v MGN Ltd

Defamation - Meaning - Ambiguity - Extraneous Evidence - General Knowledge

[2021] EWHC 601 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Johnson J

Parris v Ajayi & Ors

Libel - Malicious Falsehood - Strike out - Amendments - Henderson v Henderson abuse of process - Consent to disciplinary procedure within employment context - Friend v Civil Aviation Authority- Claim for losses flowing from dismissal - Jurisdiction of Employment Tribunal - Johnson exclusion area - Johnson v Unisys Ltd - Jameel abuse of process - Failure to provide reference

[2021] EWHC 285 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Richard Spearman QC (Sitting as a Judge of the Queens Bench Division)

Duchess of Sussex v Associated Newspapers Ltd

Misuse of private information-breach of copyright-summary judgment and/or strike out of defence

[2021] EWHC 273 (Ch) - High Court, Chancery Division, Business and Property Courts, Intellectual Property List

Judge Warby J

Tinkler v Ferguson & others

Malicious Falsehood – Abuse of Process – Section 3 Defamation Act 1952

[2021] EWCA Civ 18 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Peter Jackson & Dingemans LLJ, Sir Richard McCombe

(1) Williams (2) Wickham-Jones (3) Lownie v (1) IC (2) FCDO

FOIA - exemptions - national security - Information Commissioner's Guidance - "in the alternative" - public law

[2021] UKFTT 2019_212 (GRC) - First Tier Tribunal (General Regulatory Chamber - Information Rights)

Judge Judge Anthony Snelson & Judge Moira Macmillan

Soriano v Forensic News & ors

Libel - section 9 Defamation Act 2013 - jurisdiction - service-out - forum conveniens - malicious falsehood - GDPR - data protection - establishment - extra-territoriality - service gateways - centre of interests

[2021] EWHC 56 (QB) - High Court (Media & Communications List)

Judge Jay J

Wright v Granath (CA)

Defamation – Jurisdiction – Lis Pendens – Lugano Convention – Negative Declaratory Relief

[2021] EWCA Civ 28 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Moylan, Singh & Popplewell LJJ

True Vision Productions Ltd v Information Commissioner

Data Protection – Journalism Exemption (DPA 1998, s32) – Monetary Penalty Notices

EA/2019/0170 - First-tier Tribunal (General Regulatory Chamber, Information Rights)

Judge Judge Edward Jacobs