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BW Legal Services Limited v Glassdoor Inc

Norwich Pharmacal relief - Allegedly defamatory posts - Whether a declaration should be made that the court had no jurisdiction to try the claim because no valid service had been effected - Whether a declaration should be made that the court should not exercise its jurisdiction because of an exclusive jurisdiction clause in the Defendant's Terms of Use and/or because it was contended that the Claimant obtained an Order improperly or unfairly

[2022] EWHC 979 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Mr Justice Jay

Blake, Seymour & Thorp v Fox

Trials of Preliminary Issue - Meaning - Honest Opinion - Default Judgment - Relief From Sanctions - Trial by Jury - Shadow Pleadings

[2021] EWHC 3463 (QB) - High Court, Queen’s Bench Division, Media & Communications List

Judge Senior Master Fontaine

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

BVG v LAR (No 2)

Blackmail - Privacy - Misuse of Private Information - Harassment - Summary Judgment - Final Injunction

[2020] EWHC 931 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Nicol J

BVC v EWF (No. 2)

Injunction - Privacy - Harassment - jurisdiction - summary judgment

[2019] EWHC 2506 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge HHJ Parkes QC

BVG v LAR (No 1)

Blackmail - Privacy - Misuse of Private Information - Harassment - Interim Injunction- Non-Disclosure Application

[2019] EWHC 2388 (QC) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Murray J

BBC v Independent Office for Police Conduct

Information Notice Appeal – Investigatory Powers – Police Reform Act 2002 – Article 10

[2019] UKFTT 2018_0163 (GRC) - First-Tier Tribunal (General Regulatory Chamber)

Judge Judge Alison McKenna (CP); Dr Henry Fitzhugh; Jean Nelson

BVC v EWF

Privacy - injunction - internet publication - jurisdiction - special jurisdiction - Lugano Convention - centre of interests

[2018] EWHC 2674 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Karen Steyn QC (sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge)

Bukovsky v CPS (CA)

Defamation - Libel - Meaning - Appellate Review

[2017] EWCA Civ 1529 - Court of Appeal

Judge Gross, Simon & Peter Jackson LJJ

Blue v Ashley v Times Newspapers Limited

Open Justice - Disclosure - Application by a non-party for court documents - Power of the court to provide documents to a non-party - CPR 5.4C - CPR 32.12 -  CPR 32.13

[2017] EWHC 1553 (Comm) - Commercial Court

Judge Mr Justice Leggatt

Bains, Kazan-Allen & VNP v Moore, K2 Intelligence Ltd & Bigazzi

Breach of Confidence- Misuse of Private Information - Breach of statutory duty under the Data Protection Act 1998 - Interim Remedies - Delivery Up - Procedure - need for Particulars of Claim

[2017] EWHC 242 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Sir Michael Tugendhat

Basuta v Dhemrait

Malicious prosecution - permission to appeal - extensions of time - Denton principles

[2017] EWHC 1126 (QB) - High Court

Judge Whipple J

Barron v Collins

Defamation – slander - libel - offer of amends – s3(5) Defamation Act 1996 – political libels – aggravating conduct during the offer of amends procedure

[2017] EWHC 162 (QB) - High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Mr Justice Warby

Begg v BBC

Libel – Justification – Meaning - Broadcasting – Islam – Extremism

[2016] EWHC 2688 (QB) - High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Haddon-Cave J

Brand & Goldsmith v Berki

Summary judgment granted in harassment claim

[2015] EWHC 3373 - High Court Queen's Bench

Judge Jay J

Brett Wilson LLP v Persons Unknown

Libel - s. 1(2) Defamation Act 2013 - serious financial loss - damages - injunction - summary disposal

[2015] EWHC 2628 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Warby J

Braun v Poland

Libel - Article 8 - Article 10 - journalism - public debate - public concern - public interest

[2014] ECHR 1189 - ECHR

Judge Ineta Ziemele, President; Päivi Hirvelä; George Nicolaou; Nona Tsotsoria; Zdravka Kalaydjieva; Krzysztof Wojtyczek; Faris Vehabović

Bewry v Reed Elsevier UK Ltd (CA)

Defamation - Libel - Internet publication - Limitation period - Disapplication - s.32A Limitation Act 1980 - Jameel abuse

[2014] EWCA Civ 1411; [2014] WLR (D) 474 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Sharp LJ, Macur LJ, Lewison LJ

Brand v Berki

Harassment - injunction - Article 10 - s12 HRA - balance of convenience

[2014] EWHC 2979 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Carr J

Building Register Ltd v Weston

Defamation - libel - res judicata - abuse of process - amendment to defence - justification - honest comment - case management conference

[2014] EWHC 2361 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Nicola Davies 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

Bristol City Council v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Care Proceedings – Publication of Facts and Reasons from Family Proceedings Court – Injunction – Article 10 – Article 8

[2012] EWHC 3748 (Fam) - High Court (Family Division)

Judge Baker J

Brescla Calcio SpA v West Ham United FC Plc

Arbitration - football - independence - Court of Arbitration for Sport - CAS rules - barrister arbitrator - advocate from same chambers - whether apparent independence lacking

(2012) ISLR, SLR-40 - Court of Arbitration for Sport

Judge John Coates (President of the ICAS)

Bento v Chief Constable of Bedfordshire Police

Bento- Chief Constable of Bedfordshire Police- CPS- murder- press release- defamation- justification- qualified privilege- informing the public- reply to attack- trial- damages award

[2012] EWHC 1525 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Bean J

BUQ v HRE

misuse of private information- employment tribunals  - interim non-disclosure order - issue of proceedings - right to a fair trial - right to respect for private life

[2012] EWHC 774 (QB) - High Court (QBD)

Judge Tugendhat J

Bacon v Automattic Inc

Libel - Disclosure - Norwich Pharmacal - Foreign Websites - Respondents outside jurisdiction - Permission to serve application outside jurisdiction - alternative service of Claim Form by e-mail - Jurisdiction to order

[2011] EWHC 1072 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Bowker v RSPB

Defamation – Libel - Defamatory meaning - Mode of trial – Summary judgment - Qualified privilege – Malice – Scientific issues

[2011] EWHC 737 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Sharp J

Baturina v Times Newspapers Ltd (CA)

Defamation – Innuendo meanings – Strict liability – Requirement to plead publishees with knowledge of relevant facts – Liability for third party re-publications - Foreseeability of damage – Jameel abuse of process

[2011] EWCA Civ 308 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury MR, Sedley and Hooper LJJ

Brady v Norman (No 2) (CA)

Defamation - limitation - section 32A of the Limitation Act 1980 - s.33 Limitation Act 1980

[2011] EWCA Civ 107 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Sir Anthony May P, Smith LJ and Aikens LJ

BBC v HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Interim injunction – Confidential information - Human Rights Act 1998, s.12(3) – Likelihood of establishing at trial that publication should not be allowed – Public domain

[2010] EWHC 2424 (Ch) - Chancery Division

Judge Morgan J

Brady v Norman (No 2)

Libel - Slander - Limitation period - Disapplication of limitation period - s.32A Limitation Act 1980 - Appeal

[2010] EWHC 1215 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Bowman v MGN Ltd

Libel - Offer to make amends - Defamation Act 1996, ss.2 - 4 - Compensation - Costs - Rejection of settlement offers

[2010] EWHC 895 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

British Chiropractic Association v Singh (CA)

Libel – Fair comment (‘honest opinion’) – Whether words fact or comment/opinion

[2010] EWCA Civ 350; [2011] EMLR 1 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Judge LCJ, Neuberger MR and Sedley LJ

Bridle v Williams

Defamation - Slander - Strike out - Summary judgment - Qualified privilege - Malice - Abuse of process

HQ09X02688 - High Court

Judge Master Fontaine

BKM Ltd v BBC

Injunctions - Privacy - Article 8 - Freedom of expression - Article 10 - Human Rights Act 1998, ss. 12(3) and (4)

[2009] EWHC 3151 (Ch) - Chancery Division

Judge Mr Justice Mann

Bloom v Robinson-Millar

Defamation - Libel - Harassment - Trial of action - Neighbour dispute - Publication of letters over a long period - Whether course of conduct was harassment of claimant - Damages

07/10/2009 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Sharp J

Bray v Deutsche Bank AG (No 2)

Libel - Part 24 - Publication - Successive Part 24 applications - Malice - qualified privilege - preliminary issues

[2009] EWHC 1356 (QB); [2009] EMLR 12 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Barclays Bank PLC v Guardian News & Media Ltd

Breach of confidence - Injunction - Documents available on internet - Whether documents remained confidential - Human Rights Act 1998, s.12(4) - Freedom of expression - Public interest - Whether injunction proportionate interference with right

[2009] EWHC 591 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Blake J

Bedeau v London Borough of Newham

Contempt of Court - Defamation - Confidential information - Family Division - Publication - Website - Whether principles of defamation apply to laws of contempt

[2009] EWHC 293 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Holroyde J

Brady v Norman

Defamation - Libel - Qualified privilege - Defamatory meaning - Internet publication - Trade journal

[2008] EWHC 2481 (QB) - Queen's Bench Divison

Judge Richard Parkes QC sitting as a Deputy Judge

Berezovsky v Russian State Television & Another

Defamation - Libel - Foreign broadcaster - Jurisdiction - Fair trial - Defence not justiciable - Anonymity of sources - s.10 Contempt of Court Act 1981

[2008] EWHC 1918 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady 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

Balan v Moldova

Human rights - Photographs - Protocol 1, Article 1, ECHR - Peaceful enjoyment of possessions - State use of private property - Unauthorised use of photographs - Photographer's right to compensation

Application no. 19247/03 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Bratza J and Casadevall, Bonello, Traja, Pavlovschi, Šikuta and Hirvelä JJ

BBC v Sugar & The Information Commissioner (CA)

Freedom of information - Information Tribunal - Jurisdiction - Appeal from decision of Information Commissioner - 'Decision notice' - BBC as public authority - Information held for purposes of journalism - ss.50, 57, Freedom of Information Act 2000

[2008] EWCA Civ 191 - Court of Appeal

Judge Buxton and Lloyd LJJ and Sir Paul Kennedy

Blackwell v Bates & Ors

Libel - Defences - Qualified privilege - Reply to attack - Fair Comment - Meaning - Malice

[2007] EWHC 3098 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Burstein v Associated Newspapers Ltd

Defamation - Libel - Meaning - Fair Comment - Striking Out - Summary Judgment - CPR Part 24

[2007] EWCA Civ 600; [2007] 4 All ER 319; [2007] EMLR 571 - Court of Appeal

Judge Waller, Keene & Dyson LJJ

Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd & Others v Vetplus Ltd (CA)

Prior restraint – Interim Injunctions – Human Rights Act section 12(3) – European Convention on Human Rights Article 10 – Comparative Advertising – Libel – Malicious Falsehood – Trade Marks

[2007] EWCA Civ 583; [2007] FSR 29; (2007) HRLR 33; (2007) BusLR 1456; (2007) 97 BMLR 1; (2007) 30(8) IPD 30052; The Times, 27 June 2007 - Court of Appeal

Judge Pill, Longmore & Jacob LJJ

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

Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd & Others v Vetplus Ltd (ChD)

Prior restraint – Interim Injunctions – Human Rights Act section 12(3) – European Convention on Human Rights Article 10 – Comparative Advertising – Libel – Malicious Falsehood – Trade Marks

[2007] EWHC 972 (Ch); [2007] FSR 28; (2007) 30(6) IPD 30043 - Chancery Division

Judge Pumfrey J

Browne v Associated Newspapers Ltd (CA)

Privacy - Injunction - Freedom of expression - Breach of confidence - Articles 8,10 ECHR - s.12 HRA 1998

[2007] EWCA Civ 295; [2008] 1 QB 103; [2007] 3 WLR 289; [2007] EMLR 538 - Court of Appeal

Judge Clarke MR, Buxton, Keene LLJ

Browne v Associated Newspapers Ltd

Privacy - Article 8 ECHR - Article 10 ECHR - Business information - Interim injunction - Prior restraint - Section 12 HRA 1998 - Contempt of court

[2007] EWHC 202 (QB); [2007] EMLR 515 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Barrett v Rosenthal

Libel – Liability of Website Providers - Immunity under US law

20/11/2006 - Supreme Court of California

Judge George C.J. and Corrigan, Kennard, Baxter, Werdegar, Chin, Moreno J.J.

Barton v Home Office

Data protection - Data Protection Act 1998 - Transitional provisions - Fourth Data Protection Principle (accuracy) - Privacy - Article 8 - Summary judgment - Striking out

10/11/2006 - Liverpool County Court

Judge DJ Baker

Baker v Maynard

Libel - Internet publication - Qualified privilege - Common interest - Whether Defendant in existing relationship with members of closed website or an officious bystander - Whether Defendant could rely on fair comment defence solely in mitigation of damages

[2006] EWHC 1342 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Barrett v Universal-Island Records & Others

Contract - Parties - Agency - Copyright - Authorship - Performers' rights - ss.182A, 182B, Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 - Regulation 27, Copyright and Related Rights Regulations 1996 - Unjust enrichment - Settlement agreement - Enforcement of settlement agreement - Abuse of process - Estoppel, acquiescence and laches - Cause of action estoppel - Trust of a promise

[2006] EWHC 1009 (Ch); [2006] EMLR 567 - Chancery Division

Judge Lewison J

Brasilier v France

Human rights - Freedom of expression - Article 10 ECHR - Defamation - Election candidates in dispute - Allegations of ballot rigging, fraud and theft - One French franc in damages awarded - Importance of open political debate - Basis in truth - Sanction disproportionate

Application No. 71343/01 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Cabral Barreto (President), Costa, Jungwiert, Butkevych, Mularoni, Jociene (Judges) Popovic (Section Registrar)

Baigent & Another v The Random House Group Ltd

Copyright - Literary Works - Non-Textual Copying - Infringement

[2006] EWHC 719 (Ch); [2006] FSR 44; [2006] EMLR 409; (2006) 29(5) IPD 29039 - High Court, Chancery Division

Judge Peter Smith J

Bunt v Tilley & Others

Libel - Internet Service Providers - Liability at common law - Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations 2002 - s.1 Defamation Act 1996 - Abuse of process

[2006] EWHC 407 (QB); [2007] 1 WLR 1243; [2006] 3 All ER 336; [2006] EMLR 523 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Birmingham City Council v H

Care proceedings - children's welfare - publication of judgments - disclosure of medical reports into the public domain

[2005] EWHC 2885 (Fam) - Family Division

Judge Charles J

BBC v Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council, X and Y

Privacy - Anonymity - Social workers - Family proceedings - Injunction to restrain identification - Article 8, ECHR - Freedom of expression - Article 10, ECHR

[2005] EWHC 2862 (Fam); [2006] EMLR 117 - Family Division

Judge Ryder J

Brown v Mcasso Music Productions Ltd

Costs - Discretion - Part 36 Offers - Refusal to Negotiate - Copyright - Appeal from Patents County Court

[2005] EWCA Civ 1546; [2006] EMLR 26 - Court of Appeal

Judge Scott Baker & Neuberger LJJ

Bangoura v Washington Post & Others

Libel - Internet - Jurisdiction - Forum - Publication - Damage

16/09/2005 - Ontario Court of Appeal

Judge McMurtry CJO, Armstrong & Lang JJA

British Horse Racing Board v William Hill Organization Ltd

Database rights - Meaning of substantial investment in obtaining verification or presentation of contents of database - Sport - Horseracing

[2005] EWCA Civ 863; [2005] RPC 35 - Court of Appeal

Judge Pill, Clarke and Jacob LLJ

Bradley v The Jockey Club (No.3)

Sports Law - domestic disciplinary decision - disqualification -domestic appeal - period of disqualification reduced - allegation penalty excessive - High Court dismissing claim - appeal from High Court - restraint of trade - nature and standard of review

[2005] EWCA Civ 1056; [2006] ISLR, SLR-1; The Times, 14 July 2005 - Court of Appeal

Judge Lord Phillips MR, Buxton and Scott Baker LJJ

Bradley v The Jockey Club (No.2)

Permission to appeal - new point not taken below - fresh evidence - Human Rights - Article 6 ECHR - privilege against self-incrimination

[2005] EWCA Civ 851 - Court of Appeal

Judge Buxton LJ

Busuioc v Moldova

Human Rights - Defamation - Libel - Article - ECHR - Freedom of Expression - Damages awarded against journalist for defamation - Whether interference with Art 10 right prescribed by law - Whether interference necessary in a democratic society

(2006) 42 EHRR 252 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Bratza (President), Pellonpää, Casadevall, Maruste, Pavlovschi, Borrego Borrego, and Fura-Sandström (Judges), and O'Boyle (Section Registrar)

Blunkett v Quinn

Family law - contact orders - parental responsibility orders - public hearings - Article 6 - Article 8

[2004] EWHC 2816 (Fam) - Family Division

Judge Ryder J.

British Horseracing Board v William Hill

Database right - Infringement - Horseracing database - Indirect sourcing of data - Extraction or re-utilisation of substantial part - Repeated and systematic extraction or re-utilisation of insubstantial parts - Copyright and Rights in Databases Regulations 1997 - Database Directive 96/9/EC

C-203/02 - European Court of Justice

Judge Skouris (President), Jann, Timmermans, Rosas and Lenaerts (Rapporteur), (Presidents of Chambers), Puissochet, Schintgen, Colneric and Cunha Rodrigues (Judges), Stix-Hackl (A-G), Múgica Arzamendi and Contet (Principal Administrators)

Bradley v Jockey Club

Sports Law - Appeal from Jockey Club Appeal Board - Review of Appeal Board decision to disqualify for breach of rules - whether penalty of disqualification imposed was disproportionate and unlawful - whether Jockey Club was in breach of contract in imposing a disproportionate penalty - whether imposition of the disqualification was an unreasonable restraint of trade - whether new evidence should be adduced at hearing

[2004] EWHC 2164 (QB); (2004) SLJR 12; (2004) ISLR, SLR-1 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Richards J

Brighton & Dubbeljoint v Jones

Intellectual Property- Copyright - Dramatic work - Joint author - Substantiality of contribution - Infringement - Implied authorisation - Contract

[2004] EWHC 1157 (Ch); [2004] EMLR 507 - Chancery Division

Judge Park J

Building Product Design Ltd v Sandtoft Roof Tiles Ltd

Patents - Infringement - Abuse of Process - Measure of Damages - Res Judicata - Only one type of infringement pleaded - Second action brought on excluded types.

[2004] FSR 40; [2004] FSR 41 - Patents County Court

Judge Judge Fysh QC

Bedford v The Number (UK) Ltd

Intellectual property- sports law- OFCOM- Advertising- complaint under r 6.5 ITC Advertising Code - whether the claimant was caricatured in a 118 advert

[2004] ISLR SLR-18 - OFCOM

Judge Content Board

Blake v Associated Newspapers Limited

Defamation- Libel - Civil Procedure- Ecclesiastical- Human Rights- Arts 6, 10 - Stay of Proceedings- Justiciability - whether deference to religious doctrine outweighs right of access to the courts

[2003] EWHC 1960 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Butters v Clarkson

Media law - Publishing - Contract - Uncertainty

21/05/2003 -

Judge

Bennett & Another v BBC & Another

Defamation - libel - particulars of justification - whether the defendant could justify the common sting of the whole article when the Claimant only complained about parts of it

[2003] EWHC 553 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

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

Bamgboye v Reed & Others

Copyright - Ownership - Musical work - Joint authorship

[2002] EWHC 2922 (QB); [2004] EMLR 61 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Hazel Williamson QC

Bataille v Newland & Ors

Defamation - Libel - Publication - Strike out - CPR Part 3.1 and 3.4 - No reasonable grounds for alleging publication - Summary Judgment under CRP Part 24.2 - no prospect of proving publication - Mini-trial.

[2002] EWHC 1692 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Bonnick v Morris

Defamation - Libel- qualified privilege to the world at large- meaning- whether single meaning rule applied applicable in determining whether Reynolds privilege available - whether article met standard of responsible journalism

[2002] UKPC 31; [2003] 1 AC 300; [2002] 3 WLR 820; [2002] EMLR 37 - Privy Council

Judge Lords Nicholls, Hoffmann, Hope & Scott and Tipping J

Best v Charter Medical of England Ltd

Defamation - Slander - Requirement to set out precise words used in Particulars of Claim - Whether Claimant had pleaded words with sufficient precision - Whether Claimant could seek further information from the Defendant as to the precise words used - CPR Part 53 PD 2.4

[2001] EWCA Civ 1588; [2002] EMLR 335 - Court of Appeal

Judge Peter Gibson, Robert Walker & Keene LJJ

Berezovsky v Forbes Inc & Michaels (No.2)

Defamation - Libel - Meaning - Justification of lesser meaning - Article 10 - Human Rights Act 1998 - s.5 Defamation Act 1952

[2001] EWCA Civ 1251; [2001] EMLR 1030 - Court of Appeal

Judge Aldous, Sedley & Arden LJJ

Baldwin v Rusbridger

Defamation - Libel - Republication - Qualified Privilege - Reynolds - Reply to attack - Fair Comment - Freedom of Expression - Article 10 - European Convention on Human Rights

[2001] EMLR 1062 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Branson v Bower

Defamation - libel - fair comment - defendant publishing article about claimant's motives for bidding for National Lottery franchise - whether words complained of comment or statements of fact - judge ruling that words were comment

[2001] EWCA Civ 791; [2001] EMLR 800 - Court of Appeal

Judge Latham LJ & Sir Philip Otton

Burstein v Times Newspapers Ltd

Defamation - Libel - Damages - Evidence in mitigation of damages - rule in Scott v Sampson - Summary disposal under s.8 Defamation Act 1996

[2000] EWCA Civ 338; [2001] 1 WLR 579; [2001] EMLR 364 - Court of Appeal

Judge Aldous, May LJJ & Sir Christopher Slade

Berezovsky v Forbes Inc & Michaels

Defamation - Jurisdiction - Choice of Forum - Forum Non Conveniens - Claimants' connection with and reputation in England and Wales - Admittance of new evidence

[2000] UKHL 25; [2000] 1 WLR 1004; [2000] 2 All ER 986; [2000] EMLR 643 - House of Lords

Judge Lords Steyn, Nolan, Hoffmann, Hope and Hobhouse

Barclay v United Kingdom

Human Rights - Privacy - Broadcasting - Unwanted filming - Article 8 - Broadcasting Complaints Commission

18/05/1999 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge

Basham v Gregory (No.2)

Defamation - Libel - Meaning - Justification - Defamation Act 1952, s.5 - Summing up - Misdirection - Criticism of counsel - Retrial

[1998] EWCA Civ 1137 - Court of Appeal

Judge Stuart-Smith & Otton LJJ & Sir Brian Neill

Bunn v BBC

Confidentiality - statement under caution - proposed publication - interim injunction application - public domain - public interest - iniquity

[1998] EMLR 846; [1998] 3 All ER 552; [1999] FSR 70 - Chancery Division

Judge Lightman J

Brady v United Kingdom

Human Rights- Defamation - Libel - malicious falsehood - legal aid - mental patients - access to court - right to private life - inhuman and degrading treatment

(1997) 24 EHRR CD 38 - European Commission of Human Rights

Judge

Broxton v McClelland (No.2)

Defamation - Libel - conduct of jury trial

[1996] EWCA Civ 955; [1997] EMLR 157 - Court of Appeal

Judge Staughton & Swinton Thomas LJJ and Judge J

Basham v Gregory

Defamation - Late Amendments - Justification

21/02/1996 - Court of Appeal

Judge Lord Bingham CJ, Roch & Swinton Thomas LJJ

Broxton v McClelland

Defamation - libel - abuse of process - collateral purpose - striking out

[1995] EMLR 485 - Court of Appeal

Judge Nourse, Simon Brown and Waite LJJ

Brent Walker Group Plc v Time Out Ltd

Defamation - fair comment on privileged statement - striking out of defence - what facts to be proved for valid defence

[1991] 2 QB 33 - Court of Appeal

Judge Parker and Bingham LJJ

Barnett v Crozier

Defamation - settlement with one of two defendants - statement in open court - objection by remaining defendant -discretion to permit

[1987] 1 WLR 272 - Court of Appeal

Judge Nourse and Ralph Gibson LJJ