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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

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

CWD v Nevitt & Ors

Privacy - defamation - anonymity - r16 order - reporting restrictions - s11 Contempt of Court Act 1981

[2020] EWHC 1289 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Steyn J

Chandler v O’Connor

Libel – Twitter – Summary Relief – Defamation Act 1996 – Assessment of Damages

[2019] EWHC 3181 (QB) - High Court (QBD)

Judge Nicklin J

Caine v Advertiser & Times Ltd and Ors (No. 2)

libel – malicious falsehood – res judicata / cause of action estoppel – abuse of process – Extended Civil Restraint Order – liability for hyperlinked content – jurisdiction of a Deputy High Court Judge – totally without merit applications

[2019] EWHC 2278 (QB) - High Court

Judge Richard Spearman QC sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge

Choudhrie v Choudhrie

Declaration – Breach of confidence – Marital confidence – Strike out - Jameel Abuse

[2019] EWHC 2066 (Ch) - High Court (Chancery Division)

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

Cooper v National Crime Agency

Data protection – sensitive personal data – data sharing in the context of criminal and disciplinary proceedings – police forces – unfair dismissal.

[2019] EWCA Civ 16 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Sir Geoffrey Vos C, Sales LJ and Baker LJ

Clarkson Plc v Person or Persons Unknown

Breach of Confidence - Injunction Against Person(s) Unknown - Application for Default Judgment and permanent injunction on paper - CPR 23.8 - Derogations from Open Justice 

[2018] EWHC 417 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division, Media and Communications List

Judge Warby J

Clarkson Plc v Person or Persons Unknown

Injunction - Breach of Confidence - Return Date - Derogations from Open Justice

ex tempore - Queen's Bench Division, Media and Communications List

Judge Warby J

Chang Wa Shan v Esther Chan Pui Kwan

Defamation - malicious falsehood - slander - absolute privilege - civil proceedings - informant - damages - causation - remoteness - Hong Kong

CACV 240/2015 - Hong Kong Court of Appeal

Judge Yuen, Kwan, Macrae JJA

C (A Child)

The publication of a judgment in care proceedings relating to Child C should not be delayed in order to protect any potential appeal by C's father against his conviction for the murder of C's elder sibling.

[2016] EWCA Civ 798 - Court of Appeal

Judge Master of the Rolls, Macfarlane LJ, & Burnett LJ

Cartier International AG v BSkyB (CA)

Injunctions – s.37 Senior Courts Act 1981 – web-blocking – trade marks – intellectual property – EU law – Norwich Pharmacal orders - costs

[2016] EWCA Civ 658 - Court of Appeal

Judge Lords Justices Jackson, Kitchin, and Briggs

Cheshire West and Chester Council v Pickthall

Interim Injunction - Protection from Harassment Act 1997- Article 10 - whether to grant an interim injunction to prevent the defendant harassing the claimants and others by publication of allegations and abusive remarks - whether the claimants are likely to succeed at trial in defeating the defendant's defence of preventing or detecting crime

[2015] EWHC 2141 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division, Manchester District Registry

Judge Mr Justice Edis

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

CG v Facebook Ireland Ltd

Privacy - harassment - online publication - Facebook - publicising sex offender's identity and whereabouts - injunction - take-down

[2015] NIQB 11 - High Court of Northern Ireland, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Stephens J

Coulson v Wilby

Protection from Harassment Act 1997 - interim injunction - online publications

[2014] EWHC 3404 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge HHJ Parkes QC

Cooke v MGN Ltd

Defamation - serious harm threshold - section 1(1) Defamation Act 2013 -evidence of serious harm - effect of apology

[2014] EWHC 2831 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Bean J

Crawford v Jenkins

Witness Immunity Rule; Harassment; Protection from Harassment Act 1997; Malicious Procurement of Arrest; Complaint to the Police; Whether complaint is immune from suit; Whether the immunity that covers defamation also covers torts of false imprisonment, malicious procurement of arrest and harassment.

[2014] EWCA Civ 1035 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Beatson LJ, Sharp LJ, Sir Timothy LLoyd

Cartus Corporation v Siddell

Libel - interim injunction - Defamation Act 2013 - Meaning - Truth - Qualified privilege

[2014] EWHC 2266 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Nicol J

Couderc and Hachette Filipacchi Associés v France

Privacy – human rights – public interest – public figure – debate of general interest

Application No.40454/07 - European Court of Human Rights (Fifth Section)

Judge Villiger P, Nußberger, Zupančič, Power-Forde, Potocki, Lemmens & Jäderblom 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

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

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

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

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

Cammish v Hughes (CA)

Libel – meaning – fact or comment – honest comment and single meaning rule - Jameel abuse – costs as a condition of dismissal

[2012] EWCA Civ 1655 - Court of Appeal

Judge Arden LJ; Lloyd Jones LJ; Tugendhat J

Cairns v Modi; KC v MGN Ltd

Defamation - Appeal - Damages

[2012] EWCA Civ 1382 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge The Lord Chief Justice; Lord Neuberger; Eady J

C v Holland

New Zealand - privacy - seclusion - intimate personal space and activity - intrusion - C in shower - D installed video device - recordings made - C discovered - claim for damages - whether NZ law recognises intrusion tort - review of US and English law - liability established - damages to be assessed

[2012] NZHC 2155 - New Zealand High Court

Judge Whata J

Crow v Johnson

Defamation - meaning - capability - strike out - CPR 3.4

[2012] EWHC 1982 (QB) - High Court (QBD)

Judge Tugendhat J

CVB v MGN Ltd

Privacy and Confidence - Anonymity - Pre-action application - Notice to Defendant - CPR Part 16 - CPR Practice Directions 7A and 16 - CPR Rule 5.4C

[2012] EWHC 1148 (QB); [2012] EMLR 29 - QBD

Judge Tugendhat J

Cammish v Hughes

Libel - meaning - strike out - Jameel - Thornton

[2012] EWHC 976 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division, High Court (Cardiff DR)

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

Contostavlos v Mendahun

Interim Injunction - Privacy - Video footage - Internet

[2012] EWHC 850 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Church v MGN Limited

Defamation - libel - ruling on meaning - procedure - application for ruling without a hearing - direction for hearing - open justice - costs

[2012] EWHC 693 (QB); [2012] EMLR 28 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Cairns v Modi No 2

Defamation - justification - guilt - reasonable grounds to suspect - aggravated damages

[2012] EWHC 756 (QB) - QBD

Judge Bean J

Cambridge v Makin

Defamation - libel - qualified privilege - malice

[2012] EWCA Civ 85 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Hughes, Black and Tomlinson LJJ

Cooper v Turrell

Libel - breach of confidence - misuse of private information - assessment of damages - injunctions

[2011] EWHC 3269 (QB) - High Court, QBD

Judge Tugendhat J

CTB v News Group Newspapers

CPR 53 PD 6.3 - statements in open court - privacy - misuse of private information - part 36

[2011] EWHC 3099 (QB) - QBD

Judge Eady J

Crookes v Newton

Defamation - Publication - Liability for Hyperlinks - Internet - Supreme Court of Canada

2011 SCC 47 - Supreme Court Canada

Judge McLachlin C.J. and Binnie, LeBel, Deschamps, Fish, Abella, Charron, Rothstein and Cromwell JJ

Caplin v Associated Newspapers Ltd

Defamation - Meaning - Capability - Bane and antidote - CPR PD 53 4.1

[2011] EWHC 1567 (QB) - High Court Queen's Bench Division

Judge Sharp J

CTB v News Group Newspapers Ltd (No 2)

Privacy - Misuse of private information - Article 8, European Convention on Human Rights - Interim injunction - Blackmail - Anonymity - Public domain

[2011] EWHC 1326 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

CTB v News Group Newspapers Ltd (No 3)

Privacy - Misuse of private information - Article 8, European Convention on Human Rights - Interim injunction - Blackmail - Anonymity - Public domain

[2011] EWHC 1334 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

CTB v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Privacy - Misuse of private information - Article 8, European Convention on Human Rights - Interim injunction - Blackmail - Anonymity - Public domain

[2011] EWHC 1232 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Cook v Telegraph Media Group Ltd

Defamation - Part 24 - Justification - Honest comment - Reynolds privilege - Mode of trial

[2011] EWHC 763 (QB - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Clift v Clarke

Libel - Norwich Pharmacal Orders - online comments - Article 8 rights of commentators

[2011] EWHC 1164 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Sharp J

Clift v Slough Borough Council (CA)

Defamation - Libel - Qualified privilege -  Local Authority duties - Public Authorities - Anti-social behaviour - Violent Persons Register - Article 8 - Necessity and proportionality of publication - Human Rights Act 1998

[2010] EWCA Civ 1171 - Court of Appeal

Judge Ward, Thomas, Richards LLJ

CDE v MGN Ltd

Privacy - Breach of confidence - Interim injunction - Article 8 ECHR - Right to private life - Article 10 ECHR - Freedom of expression - Public interest - Balancing exercise - Anonymity of parties

[2010] EWHC 3308 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Cairns v Modi

Libel – Publication – Twitter – Preliminary issue – Substantial tort – Abuse of process

[2010] EWHC 2859 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Chief Constable of Humberside v Information Commissioner & Another

Data protection – Data Protection Principles - Human Rights – Whether the Data Protection Principles under the Data Protection Act 1998 oblige police to delete certain old minor convictions from the Police National Computer (PNC)

[2009] EWCA Civ 1079 - Court of Appeal (Civil)

Judge Waller, Carnath, Hughes LJJ

Clift v Slough Borough Council & Kelleher

Defamation - Libel - Qualified privilege - Malice - Local Authority duties - Anti-social behaviour - Violent Persons Register - Necessity and proportionality of publication - Human Rights Act 1998

[2009] EWHC 1550 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Crossley & Crossley v Newsquest (Midlands South) Limited

Libel – Privacy - Summary judgment – Absolute privilege – Qualified privilege – Fair comment – Malice – Abuse of process - Newspaper article reporting neighbours’ dispute

[2008] EWHC 3054 (QB) - High Court

Judge Eady J

Crossley & Anor v Wallace & Anor

Defamation - libel - abuse of process - no reasonable basis for bringing a claim - review of Master's decision under CPR 3.4(2)(a) and (b) - ruling on meaning

[2008] EWHC 2846 (QB) - High Court, QBD

Judge Openshaw J.

Common Services Agency v Scottish Information Commissioner (HL)

Freedom of information - s.38(1)(b), Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 - Data protection - Whether information held at time requested - Whether information 'personal data' - Whether information 'sensitive personal data' - s.1(1), Schedules 1, 2, and 3, Data Protection Act 1998 - Disclosure of medical information - Anonymous data - 'Barnardisation'

[2008] UKHL 47 - House of Lords

Judge Lord Hoffmann, Lord Hope of Craighead, Lord Rodger of Earlsferry, Baroness Hale of Richmond and Lord Mance

Curistan v Times Newspapers Ltd (CA)

Defamation - Libel - Meaning - Qualified privilege - Repetition rule - Single-meaning rule - Preliminary issue

[2008] EWCA Civ 432; The Times, 6 May 2008 - Court of Appeal

Judge Lord Phillips CJ, Laws & Arden LJJ

Crawford v CPS

Reporting restrictions - Children - Children and Young Persons Act 1933 - Article 8 ECHR - Costs

[2008] EWHC 854 (Admin); The Times, 20 February 2008 - Administrative Court

Judge Thomas LJ & Dobbs J

Commissioner of Police of Bermuda & Anor v Bermuda Broadcasting Co Ltd & Ors

Breach of confidence - Public interest - Media law - Freedom of the press - Police investigations - Injunctive relief - Allegations of corruption

The Times, 24 January 2008 - Privy Council

Judge Lord Hoffmann, Lord Scott of Foscote, Lord Walker of Gestingthorpe, Lord Mance and Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury

Condé Nast Publications Ltd & Anor v UK

Human rights - Right to fair trial - Right to freedom of expression - Arts 6, 10, 18, ECHR - Civil procedure - Video conference link - Defamation - Claimant in libel proceedings giving evidence by video conference link

Application no. 29746/05 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Casadevell (President) and Bratza, Bonello, Traja, Pavlovschi, Šikuta and Hirvelä (Judges)

Chemodurov v Russia

Article 10 - Freedom of expression - Defamation - Political criticism - Value judgments - Whether 'necessary in a democratic society'

Application No. 72683/01 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Rozakis (President), Loucaides, Vajic, Kovler, Steiner, Hajiyev & Spielmann

Charman v Orion Publishing Group & others (No.3) (CA)

Defamation - Libel - Qualified Privilege - Responsible journalism and authorship- Fair and accurate court reports - Reportage- Whether book protected by qualified privilege at common law

[2007] EWCA Civ 972; [2008] 1 AllER 750 - Court of Appeal

Judge Ward, Sedley, and Hooper LLJ

Chelsea FC v Mutu (CAS)

Sports law - Football - Breach of contract - Compensation - Appropriate regulations - Standing - Article 42, 2001 FIFA Regulations - Jurisdiction to determine compensation

CAS 2006/A/1192 - Court of Arbitration for Sport

Judge Argand (President), Leaver and Barak (arbitrators)

Curistan v Times Newspapers Ltd

Defamation - Libel - Meaning - Qualified Privilege - Preliminary Issue

[2007] EWHC 926 (QB); [2008] 1 WLR 126; [2007] 4 All ER 486; The Times, 10 May 2007 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Copland v UK

Right to respect for private life and correspondence - Article 8, European Convention on Human Rights - Scope of "private life" and "correspondence" - Whether interference "in accordance with the law" - Monitoring of telephone calls, email and internet usage at work - No policy in place - No statutory provision for such monitoring

Application No. 62617/00 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Casadevall (President), Bratza, Bonello, Maruste, Pavlovschi, Garlicki and Borrego Borrego JJ

Campaign Against Arms Trade v BAE Systems Plc

Disclosure - Non-party disclosure - Norwich Pharmacal order - 'Mere recipient' - Leaked information - Identification of source

[2007] EWHC 330 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge King J

Connolly v DPP

Criminal law - s.1 Malicious Communications Act 1988 - Sending indecent or grossly offensive articles with purpose of causing distress or anxiety - Freedom of expression - Freedom of thought, conscience and religion - Articles 9 and 10, European Convention on Human Rights - Political or educational intent - Whether images of aborted foetuses 'indecent or grossly offensive'

[2007] EWHC 237 (Admin); [2008] 1 WLR 276; [2007] 2 AllER 1012; [2007] 2 CrAppR 5; [2007] HRLR 17; (2007) CrimLR 729; The Times, 28 Feb 2007 - Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)

Judge Dyson LJ and Stanley Burnton J

CC v AB

Privacy - Confidence - Injunctions - Article 8 - Article 10 - Freedom of Expression - Harassment

[2006] EWHC 3083 (QB); [2007] EMLR 312; [2007] 2 FLR 301; The Times 5 Dec 2006 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Charman v Orion Publishing Group & others (No.3)

Defamation - Libel - Reynolds privilege - Responsible journalism - Fair and accurate reports - Reportage - Whether book protected by qualified privilege

[2006] EWHC 1756 (QB); [2007] 1 All ER 622 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Clayton v Clayton

Reporting Restrictions - Family Division - Section 97 Children Act 1989 - Section 1 Children Act 1989 - Prohibited Steps Order

[2006] EWCA Civ 878; [2006] Fam 83; [2006] 3 WLR 599; [2007] 1 All ER 1197; [2007] EMLR 65; (2007) 1 FLR 11; (2006) HRLR 34; (2007) UKHRR 264; The Times, 4 July 2006; The Independent, 29 June 2006 - Court of Appeal

Judge The President, Arden & Wall LJJ

Cox v MGN Ltd (Costs)

Costs - Privacy - Data protection - Appeal - Proportionality - Conditional fee agreement - Success fee - Appropriate hourly fee - Entitlement to claim for increases in hourly rates

[2006] EWHC 1235 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J sitting with Costs Judge Wright and Mr Martin Cockx

Campbell v Safra

Defamation - Responsibility for publication - Inducing breach of contract - Elements of cause of action - Summary judgment

[2006] EWHC 819 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Culnane v Morris & Another

Defamation - Libel - Human Rights - Political Speech -Preliminary Issue - Qualified Privilege - Election communications - s.10 Defamation Act 1952 - s.3 Human Rights Act 1998

[2005] EWHC 2438 (QB); [2006] 1 WLR 2880; [2006] EMLR 139; [2006] 2 All ER 149; (2006) HRLR 8 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Cray v Hancock & Another

Libel - Publication - Justification - Harassment - Protection from Harassment Act 1997 - Damages - Injunction - Negligence - Breach of Duty - Solicitor

04/11/2005 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge His Honour John Previté QC

Campbell v MGN Ltd (Costs) HL

Costs - Conditional Fee Agreements - Success Fee - Article 10 - Access to Justice - Article 6 - Proportionality - Cost-capping

[2005] UKHL 61; [2005] 1 WLR 3394; [2005] 4 All ER 793; [2006] EMLR 1; The Times, 21 October 2005 - House of Lords

Judge Lords Nicholls, Hoffmann, Hope, Carswell, Baroness Hale

Charman v Orion Publishing Group & others (No.2)

Defamation - Libel - Meaning - Trial of a Preliminary Issue on Meaning - the natural and ordinary meaning of the words complained of

[2005] EWHC 2187 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Clearsprings Management Ltd v Businesslinx Ltd

Copyright - Assignment - Databases - Equitable ownership - Implied licences - Implied terms - Source codes

[2005] EWHC 1487 (Ch); [2006] FSR 3 - Chancery Division

Judge Christopher Floyd QC (Sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge)

Charman v Orion Publishing Group & others

Defamation - Libel - Case Management Conference - Mode of Trial - Application for trial by Judge alone - s.69 Supreme Court Act 1981 - Application for meaning to be tried as a preliminary issue.

17/06/2005 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Covance Laboratories Inc v PETA Europe Ltd

Breach of confidence - Interim injunction - s.12 HRA - Public interest - Public domain

16/06/2005 - Chancery Division (Leeds District Registry)

Judge HHJ Langan QC

Campbell-James v Guardian Media Group plc

Defamation - Libel - Offer of Amends - Assessment of Compensation under <A href="http://www.bailii.org/uk/legis/num_act/da199699/s3.html" target=_blank>s.3(5) Defamation Act 1996

[2005] EWHC 893 (QB); [2005] EMLR 542 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Crossland v Wilkinson Hardware Stores Ltd

Defamation - Libel - Slander - Malicious Falsehood - Malice - Qualified Privilege - Harassment - Summary Judgment - Part 24

[2005] EWHC 481 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Chief Constable of Greater Manchester v Channel 5 Broadcast Ltd

Contempt of court - Broadcasting - Criminal investigation - Interim injunction - Whether substantial risk of serious prejudice - s.2(2) Contempt of Court Act 1981 - Appeal

[2005] EWCA Civ 739 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Auld and Chadwick LJJ

Cumpana and Mazare v Romania

Human rights - Freedom of expression - Defamation - Criminal defamation - Sentence - Articles 8, 10 ECHR

(2005) 41 EHRR 200 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Wildhaber (President), Rozakis, Costa, Ress, Bratza, Barreto, Straznicka, Birsan, Lorenzen, Casadevall, Zupancic, Hedigan, Pellonpaa, Baka, Maruste, Ugrekhelidze, Hajiyev (Judges), Mahoney (Registrar)

Chan U Seek v Alvis Vehicles Ltd

Open Justice - Access to Court Documents - Civil Procedure - Disclosure of documents to a non-party - CPR Rule 5.4(5)

[2004] EWHC 3092 (Ch); [2005] 1 WLR 2965; [2005] 3 All ER 155; [2005] EMLR 435; The Times 14 Dec 2004 - Chancery Division

Judge Park J

Celador Productions Ltd v Melville

Copyright - Confidential information - Television programme format - Summary judgment - Real prospect of success - Abuse of process - Compelling reason for trial

[2004] EWHC 2362 (Ch) - Chancery Division

Judge Sir Andrew Morritt V-C

Collins Stewart Ltd & Another v The Financial Times Ltd

Libel - Damages - Special damages - Strike out - Company - Measure of damages by reference to share price - Mode of trial - General damages

[2004] EWHC 2337 (QB); [2005] EMLR 64 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Cream Holdings Ltd v Banerjee & Others (HL)

Human Rights - Breach of confidence - Injunction - interim relief - Freedom of expression - s.12(3) Human Rights Act 1998 - Real Prospect of Success

[2004] UKHL 44; [2005] 1 AC 253; [2004] 3 WLR 918; [2004] 4 All ER 617; [2005] EMLR 1; The Times 15 Oct 2004 - House of Lords

Judge Lords Nicholls, Woolf, Hoffmann and Scott and Baroness Hale

Chauvy & Ors v France

Human rights - Freedom of Expression - Defamation - Libel - French criminal and civil law - 'good faith' defence - Articles 8, 10 ECHR

(2005) 41 EHRR 29 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Baka, (President), Costa, Loucaides, Jungwiert, Butkevych, Thomassen, Ugrekhelidze (Judges), Early (Deputy Section Registrar)

Carr v News Group Newspapers Ltd & Others

Injunctive Relief - Confidence - Threats to Kill - ECHR - Article 2 - Article 3 - Article 8 - Article 10 - s.12 Human Rights Act 1998

14/05/2004 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Campbell v MGN Ltd (HL)

Breach of confidence - Privacy- Private information - Art 8, ECHR -Freedom of expression - Art 10, ECHR- Photographs

[2004] UKHL 22; [2004] 2 AC 457; [2004] 2 WLR 1232; [2004] EMLR 247 - House of Lords

Judge Lords Nicholls, Hoffman, Hope, Hale & Carswell

Cox v Jones

Public inspection of court documents - CPR 32.13- Media application- Witness statements

[2004] EWHC 1006 (Ch) - Chancery Division

Judge Mann J

Coys Limited v Autocherish Limited & others

Defamation - Libel - interim injunction - website publication - s.12(3) Human Rights Act 1998 - Rule in Bonnard v Perryman - test to be applied

[2004] EWHC 1334 (QB); [2004] EMLR 482 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Confetti Records & Others v Warner Music UK Ltd

Copyright - Musical work - Licence - Offer and acceptance - Moral rights - Derogatory treatment - s.80(2)(b), CDPA 1988

[2003] EWHC 1274; [2003] EMLR 790 - Chancery Division

Judge Lewison J

Covance Laboratories v J

Breach of confidence - public domain - corporate documents - whether internet publication defeated claim in confidence - injunctions

20 & 27 March 2003 - Chancery Division

Judge Etherton J & Timothy Lloyd J

Cream Holdings Ltd v Banerjee & Another (CA)

Breach of confidence - Injunction - Freedom of expression - s.12(3) Human Rights Act 1998 - Real Prospect of Success

[2003] EWCA Civ 103; [2003] Ch 650; [2003] 2 All ER 318; [2003] EMLR 323; [2003] 3 WLR 999; [2003] EMLR 323 - Court of Appeal

Judge Simon Brown LJ, Sedley LJ, Arden LJ

Cleese v Clark & Associated Newspapers Limited

Defamation- Libel - Offer of Amends Procedure- Hearing to assess compensation- Section 3(5) Defamation Act 1996 - Damages.

[2003] EWHC 137 (QB); [2004] EMLR 37 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Chase v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Defamation - Libel - Human rights - Freedom of expression - Justification - Conduct rule - Repetition rule - Matters post-dating publication

[2002] EWCA Civ 1772; [2003] EMLR 218 - Court of Appeal

Judge Brooke, Rix & Keene LJJ

Clarke v Davey

Defamation - Slander - Strike out - CPR Part 24 - Abuse of process - Summary judgment - s.8 Defamation Act 1996 - Absolute privilege - Qualified privilege - Malice

[2002] EWHC 2342 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Campbell v Frisbee

Breach of confidence - Contract of employment - Repudiation - Public interest in disclosure - summary judgment - part 24

[2002] EWCA Civ 1374; [2003] EMLR 76 - Court of Appeal

Judge Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers MR, Chadwick LJ, Keene LJ

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

Campbell v News Group Newspapers Ltd (No.2)

Defamation - Libel - quantum - justification - whether judge had misdirected jury - effect of attempt by claimant to pervert the course of justice - appeal allowed and damages reduced from £350,000 to £30,000

[2002] EWCA Civ 1143; [2002] EMLR 43 - Court of Appeal

Judge Schiemann, Mantell & Mance LJJ

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

Colbeck v Ferguson & Another

Malicious falsehood - Employment Law - Separate proceedings - Documents read in open court - Disclosure - Basis of claim

24/01/2002 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Sir Ian Kennedy

Carpenter v Associated Newspapers Ltd

Defamation - Libel- Fair Trial - Striking Out - CPR 3.4(2) - Abuse of Process - article 6 - right to a fair trial

30/11/2001 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Colgan v Kennel Club

Public Law - Administrative law - Human Rights - Right to a Fair Trial - Article 6 - Disciplinary proceedings - Sports Law -Contractual obligations - Disciplinary penalties - Whether disproportionate

[2002] ISLR, SLR-187 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Cooke J

Clibbery v Allan

Court proceedings - confidentiality - chambers applications - Family Division - Applicant disclosing to press other party's evidence given at hearing in chambers - Whether family proceedings to be held in chambers - Whether proceedings in chambers confidential - Whether disclosure without Court's permission a contempt

[2002] EWCA Civ 45; [2002] Fam 261; [2002] 2 WLR 1511; [2002] 1 All ER 865; [2002] 1 FLR 565 - Court of Appeal

Judge Butler-Sloss P, Thorpe & Keene LJJ

Carden v The Jockey Club

Sports law - appeal from tribunal - duty of care - negligence - Occupiers Liability Act 1957 - duty of care owed by sport regulatory body to participant - Jockey Club

03/07/2000 - QBD

Judge Elias J

Charleston & Smith v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Defamation - Libel - Headline - Photographs - Meaning

[1995] 2 AC 65; [1995] 2 WLR 450; [1995] 2 All ER 313 - House of Lords

Judge Lords Keith, Bridge, Browne-Wilkinson, Slynn and Lloyd

Charlton v EMAP plc and others

Defamation - settlement - statement in open court - defendant's objection to terms - court's approach - relevant considerations - whether commercial reasons for settlement offer to be referred to

(1993) TLR 333 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge HHJ John Previte QC

Cobain v Information Commissioner & CPS

FOIA appeal concerning information held by the CPS about the prosecution of Nick Griffin in 1997/98

[2012] UKFTT EA 2011_0112 - First-tier Tribunal

Judge David Farrer QC