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Soriano v Le Point & Anor

Libel – summary judgment – strike out – serious harm

[2022] EWHC 1763 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Mrs Justice Collins Rice

Stadler v Currys Group Ltd

Data protection – misuse of private information – breach of confidence – negligence – smart devices – Jameel – de minimis – allocation

[2022] EWHC 160 (QB) - High Court, Queen’s Bench Division

Judge HHJ Lewis (sitting as a Judge of the High Court)

Soriano v Forensic News LLC & ors

Libel – Jurisdiction – Service Out – s.9 Defamation Act 2013 – Malicious Falsehood – s.3 Defamation Act 1952 – Loutchansky Malice – data protection – GDPR – Data Protection Act 2018 – UKGDPR – territorial applicability

[2021] EWCA Civ 1952 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Dame Victoria Sharp PQBD, Elisabeth Laing & Warby LJJ

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

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

Serafin v Malkiewicz & Others

Libel - unfair judicial treatment - order for retrial - s 4 Defamation Act 2013 - defence of publication on matter of public interest

[2020] UKSC 23 - Supreme Court

Judge Lords Reed, Wilson, Briggs, Arden & Kitchin

Sube v News Group Newspapers Ltd & Express Newspapers (No 3)

Harassment - Protection from Harassment Act 1997 - Harassment by Media Publications - Data Protection Act 1998 - s.10 Data Protection Act 1998 - s.14 Data Protection Act 1998

[2020] EWHC 1125 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Warby J

Sadik v Sadik

Defamation - Libel - Strike out - Summary judgment - s.9, Defamation Act 2013 - CPR r.11 - Jurisdiction - Domicile - s.1, Defamation Act 2013 - Serious harm to reputation - Jameel abuse of process

[2019] EWHC 2717 (QB), [2020] E.M.L.R. 7 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Julian Knowles J

SOJ v JAO

Injunction - Without Notice - Private Hearing- Anonymity - Blackmail - Data Protection - Privacy - Confidentiality - s12, Human Rights Act 1998

[2019] EWHC 2569 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Pepperall J

Simon v Lyder

Defamation - Libel - Appeal from Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago - Reliance upon subsequent facts - The extent which, if at all, two or more different statements made upon different occasions by the same defendant may be aggregated for the purpose of giving rise to a cause of action in defamation

[2019] UKPC 38 - Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Judge Lord Wilson, Lord Carnwath, Lady Black, Lord Briggs, Lady Arden

Solicitor General v Holmes

Contempt in the face of the court – guidance where committal pursued in the Divisional Court

[2019] EWHC 1483 (Admin) - Divisional Court

Judge Coulson LJ, Spencer J

Serafin v Malkiewicz

Libel – public interest – truth – damages – unfair judicial treatment

[2019] EWCA Civ 852 - Court of Appeal

Judge Lewison, McCombe and Haddon-Cave LJJ

Swift v Information Commissioner & Highways England

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - s. 43 exemption (prejudice to commercial interests) - confidentiality of contractual tenders - public interest

EA/2018/0104 - First Tier Tribunal General Regulatory Chamber (Information Rights)

Judge Judge Hazel Oliver, S Shaw, D Sivers

Sube v News Group Newspapers Ltd & Express Newspapers (No 2)

Defamation - Defamation Act 2013, s. 1 - Serious Harm - Whether Serious Harm Requirement Can Be Met By Taking Indivual Less Serious Imputations Together Cummulatively

[2018] EWHC 1961 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Mr Justice Warby

Sabados v Facebook Ireland

Norwich Pharmacal – Confidentiality – Misuse of Private Information – Data Protection

[2018] EWHC 2369 (QB) - High Court (QBD)

Judge HHJ Parkes QC

Sube v News Group Newspapers Ltd & Express Newspapers

Defamation - Meaning - Preliminary Issue -  Serious Harm - s.1 Defamation Act 2013 - Data Protection Act 1998 - Equality Act 2010 - Harassment - Striking Out - Amendment

[2018] EWHC 1234(QB) - High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Mr Justice Warby

Shakil Khan (formerly JMO) v Tanweer Khan (formerly KTA)

Harassment – Protection from Harassment Act 1997 – Interim Injunction – Anonymity – Freedom of Expression

[2018] EWHC 241 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division, Media and Communications List

Judge Nicklin J

Stocker v Stocker

Libel – social media – meaning – justification – publication

[2018] EWCA Civ 170; [2018] E.M.L.R. 15; [2018] 1 F.C.R. 763 - Court of Appeal

Judge McFarlane and Sharp LJJ and Sir John Laws

Stunt v Associated Newspapers

data protection – the data protection act 1998 – s.32(4) – stay in data protection claims

[2017] EWHC 695 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Mr Justice Popplewell

Sarah Lynette Webb v Lewis Silkin LLP

Misuse of private information – Statements in Open Court – Freedom of Expression – Privacy

[2016] EWHC 1225 (Ch) - High Court, Chancery Division

Judge Mr Justice Nugee

Svetlana Lokhova v Piotr Tymula

Libel - Limitation Act 1980 - s. 32A - Jameel abuse - qualified privilege - malice - summary judgment

[2016] EWHC 225 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Dingemans J

Sloutsker v Romanova

Defamation - Assessment of damages for publications online - whether to grant an injunction against a defendant overseas- whether to proceed in the defendant's absence- whether the court needed to rule on meaning where default judgment had been entered

[2015] EWHC 2053 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Warby J

Sloutsker v Romanova

Defamation - libel - foreign claimant - foreign defendant - service out of the jurisdiction - whether material non disclosure -  whether real and substantial tort within jurisdiction of England and Wales - whether England is the proper forum - likelihood of serious harm - service of English proceedings in Russian Federation -  whether valid service effected under Hague Convention - CPR 6.40(3)

[2015] EWHC 545 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Warby J

Stankiewicz v Poland

ECHR - Article 10 - responsible journalism - reasonable belief

[2014] ECHR 1061 - ECHR (Fourth Section)

Judge Ineta Ziemele, President, Päivi Hirvelä, George Nicolaou, Ledi Bianku, Nona Tsotsoria, Zdravka Kalaydjieva, Krzysztof Wojtyczek

SRJ v Persons Unknown

Anonymous blog - disclosure order - breach of confidence - legal professional privilege

[2014] EWHC 2293 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Sir David Eady

Surrey County Council v ME

reporting restriction order - identification - children - identity of defendant in criminal proceedings - human rights - Article 8 ECHR - Article 10 ECHR

[2014] EWHC 489 (Fam) - High Court (Family Division)

Judge Keehan J

Subotic v Knezevic

Defamation - Jurisdiction - Jameel abuse

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

Judge Dingemans 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

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

Sullivan v Bristol Film Studios

Copyright infringement - music - High Court claim for 800,000 - small number of infringements - maximum damages 50 - case dismissed - Jameel v Dow Jones applied - appeal - challenge to judge's assessment - judge right - but small size of claim not enough to justify dismissal - court to consider if a proportionate means of disposal available

[2012] EWCA Civ 570; [2012] EMLR 27 - Court of Appeal

Judge Ward, Etherton, Lewison LJJ

Spelman v Express Newspapers (No. 2)

Injunction - Privacy - Public Interest -  Bonnard v Perryman -  Minors - Article 8 - Article 10

[2012] EWHC 355 (QB) - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Spelman v Express Newspapers (No.1)

Injunction - Privacy - Public Interest -  Bonnard v Perryman - Anonymity of Parties - Minors - Article 8 - Article 10 - Preservation of Anonymity pending appeal

[2012] EWHC 239 - High Court, Queen's Bench Division

Judge Lindblom J

STU v UVW

Misuse of private information - interim injunction - anonymity - open justice

[2011] EWHC 3133 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Tugendhat J

Sleeman v Panchaud

Defamation -- Injunctions - Without Notice Injunctions - Bonnard v Perryman - Practice & Procedure - s.110 Patents Act 1997 - Unauthorised Claim of Patent Rights

- Queen's Bench Division

Judge Mr Justice Tugendhat

Spiller v Joseph

Defamation - Fair comment - Extent to which defence requires that the comment should identify the matter to which it relates

[2010] UKSC 53 - The Supreme Court

Judge Lords Phillips, Rodger, Walker and Brown and Sir John Dyson

Saaristo v Finland

Freedom of Expression - Article 10, European Convention on Human Rights - Privacy - Conviction for violation of privacy - Publication of private information relating to extra-marital affair between political candidate and aide - Fine, damages and costs awarded - Whether necessary in a democratic society

Application no. 184/06 - European Court of Human Rights (Fourth Section)

Judge Bratza (President), Garlicki, Mijovi, Bjrgvinsson, Hirvel, Bianku, and Vuini

Sanoma Uitgevers BV v Netherlands

Human rights - Freedom of expression - Article 10, European Convention on Human Rights - Protection of journalistic sources - Investigation of crime - Photographs

Application no. 38224/03 - European Court of Human Rights (Grand Chamber)

Judge

Secretary of State for the Home Department v AP (No 2)

Control orders - identification - threat of violence - private life - Article 3 - Article 8 - anonymity

[2010] UKSC 26 - Supreme Court

Judge Lords Phillips, Saville, Rodger, Walker, Brown, Clarke, Sir John Dyson

Sanders v Percy & Ministry of Justice (No 2)

Defamation - Slander - Delay - Strike out - Unless order - Relief from sanction - CPR r.3.9

Unreported, 12 May 2010 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Master Leslie

Sanders v Percy & Ministry of Justice

Slander - Strike out - Slander actionable per se - Harrassment - Abuse of process - Jameel abuse

[2009] EWHC 1870 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

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

Spencer v Spencer

Family proceedings - Media access - Ancillary relief - Application to exclude media from hearing - Family Proceeding Rules, 10.28

[2009] EWHC 1529 (Fam) - Family Division

Judge Munby J

Sanoma Uitgevers BV v Netherlands

Human rights - Freedom of expression - Article 10, European Convention on Human Rights - Protection of journalistic sources - Investigation of crime - Photographs

Application no. 38224/03 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Casadevall, President; Bîrsan, Gyulumyan, Myjer, Ziemele, López Guerra and Power, judges

Sugar v BBC & Anor (HL)

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - jurisdiction - information held for the purposes of journalism, art or literature - public body - hybrid authority - decision notice

[2009] UKHL 9 - House of Lords

Judge Lords Phillips of Worth Matravers, Hoffmann, Hope of Craighead and Neuberger of Abbotsbury and Baroness Hale of Richmond

Smith v ADVFN Plc & Ors (No 2)

Defamation - Libel - Stay - Postings on internet bulletin board - Whether to be treated as libels or slanders

[2008] EWHC 1797 (QB) - Queens Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Smith v ADVFN Plc (CA)

Defamation - Norwich Pharmacal disclosure – Defamatory material on bulletin board

[2008] EWCA Civ 518 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge May and Moore-Bick LJJ

Selvarajan v GMC

Professional discipline - Penalty - Mitigation - Delay - ECHR Article 6

[2008] EWHC 182 (Admin) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Blake J

Seaga v Harper

Defamation - Slander - Defences - Qualified privilege - Reynolds privilege - Statement by politician - Application of Reynolds privilege to non-media publication

Appeal No 90 of 2006 - Privy Council

Judge Lords Scott, Walker, Carswell and Neuberger and Sir Henry Brooke

Sharma v Singh & Associated Newspapers Ltd

Defamation - Libel - Defences - Justification - Lucas-Box meaning - Legitimate scope of plea of justification to a level 1 meaning - Repetition rule Harassment - Whether conduct constituted harassment - Protection from Harassment Act 1997

[2007] EWHC 2988 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Stoll v Switzerland

Article 10 - Journalistic sources - Responsible journalism - National interests

Application No 69698/01 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Grand Chamber

Sheffield Wednesday FC & ors v Hargreaves

Defamation - Libel - Norwich Pharmacal relief - Anonymous website postings

[2007] EWHC 2375 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Richard Parkes QC (sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge)

Sheffield United Football Club Ltd v Football Association Premier League Ltd

Sport - football - player registration - breach of rules - Disciplinary Commission - fine imposed - no points deducted - third party club complaints - alleged illegality in decision - alleged failure of FAPL to investigate and take further disciplinary measures - relief sought required reconsideration and new charges - arbitration of those issues under FAPL rules - no relief granted

[2007] ISLR, SLR-77 - FAPL Arbitration Panel

Judge Rt Hon Sir Philip Otton (Chair), David Pannick QC, Nicholas Randall

Saim Üstün v Turkey

Human rights - Freedom of expression - Article 10, European Convention on Human Rights - Whether necessary in a democratic society - Conviction of publisher for publication of separatist propaganda

Application No. 37685/02 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Baka (President), Cabral Barreto, Türmen, Ugrekhelidze, Zagrebelsky, Mularoni, Popoviã and Joèienë JJ

Stretford v The Football Association Ltd & Another (CA)

FA disciplinary proceedings – Declaratory relief - Restraint of trade - Public policy - Article 6, ECHR - Arbitration agreement under FA rules – Stay - s.9(1), Arbitration Act 1996

[2007] EWCA Civ 238; [2007] 2 Lloyd's Rep 31; (2007) Bus LR 1052; (2007) 1 CLC 256; The Times, 13 April 2007 - Court of Appeal

Judge Sir Anthony Clarke MR, Waller and Sedley LLJ

sterreichischer Rundfunk v Austria

Freedom of expression - Article 10 - Public interest - Photographs - Television -Broadcast of photograph of convicted person upon release from prison - Political extremists - Meaning of 'non-governmental organisation'

Application No. 35841/02 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Rozakis (President), Loucaides, Tulkens, Steiner, Hajiyev, Spielmann, Jebens (Judges) and Nielsen (Section Registrar)

SD Marine Ltd v Powell

Defamation - Libel - Offer of amends - Offer and acceptance - Whether offer of amends validly made and accepted - s.2 Defamation Act 1996

[2006] EWHC 3095 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Sunderland Housing Company & another v Baines & others

Defamation- Libel - Harassment - Data protection - Injunctive relief - Responsibility for website - Whether injunctive relief should be granted - John Doe order

[2006] EWHC 2359 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Stone v South East Coast Strategic Health Authority & Others

Privacy - Confidence - Medical Information - ECHR, Articles 8 and 10 - Judicial review of decision to publish full report into care, supervision and treatment of individual

[2006] EWHC 1668 (Admin); [2007] UKHRR 137 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Davis J

Sportswear SpA & Four Marketing Ltd v Stonestyle Ltd (CA)

Trade marks - Infringement - Defence - Trade Marks Act 1994, s.12 - Goods distributed within EEA with consent of owner - Competition law - EC Treaty, Art 81 - Anti-competitive agreements - Striking out

[2006] EWCA Civ 380; [2007] FSR 2 - Court of Appeal

Judge Waller, Longmore and Lloyd LJJ

Stretford v The Football Association Ltd & Another

Sport - players' agent - incorporation of arbitration clause into contract between players' agent and Football Association - waiver of right under Art 6 ECHR to court hearing - stay of court proceedings

[2006] EWHC 479 (Ch) - Chancery Division

Judge Sir Andrew Morritt C

Synthon BV v SmithKline Beecham plc

Patents – Enabling disclosure – Novelty – State of the art – Patent invalid by reason of prior disclosure which, if performed, would infringe the patent – Anti-depressants – Crystalline form – Patents Act 1977, ss. 1, 2, 3, 5 and 14

[2005] UKHL 59; [2006] 1 All ER 685; [2006] RPC 10; (2005) 86 BMLR 130 - House of Lords

Judge Lord Bingham of Cornhill, Lord Hoffmann, Lord Walker of Gestingthorpe, Baroness Hale of Richmond, Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood

Savitchi v Moldova

Human rights - Freedom of expression - Art 10, ECHR - Defamation - Libel - Freedom of the press - Reporting statements of others - Duty to prove - Necessary in a democratic society

Application No. 11039/02 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Bratza (President), Casadevall, Bonello, Maruste, Pavlovschi, Garlicki, Borrego Borrego (Judges), and O’Boyle, Section Registrar

Sales v Stromberg & others

Unregistered designs – Breach of Confidence – Passing Off – Designs Based on Simple Geometric Shapes – Originality Test –s.213(4) Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988

[2005] EWHC 1624 (Ch); [2006] FSR 7 - Chancery Division

Judge Roger Wyand QC (sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge)

Société des produits Nestlé SA v Mars UK Ltd

Trade marks – Directive 89/104/EEC – Absence of distinctive character – Distinctive character acquired through use – Use as part of or in conjunction with a registered trade mark

C-353/03 - European Court of Justice (Second Chamber)

Judge Timmermans (President), Silva de Lapuerta, Gulmann (Rapporteur), Kûris and Arestis (Judges)

Steinberg v Pritchard Englefield (No 2)

Adjournments - Defamation - Summary Judgment - Appeal -Absence of party at hearing - Publication - Website

[2005] EWCA Civ 824 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Ward LJ, Sedley LJ, and Longmore LJ

Sofola v Lloyds TSB Bank plc

Defamation - Slander - Qualified privilege - ss.13 and 14 Data Protection Act 1998 - Civil Procedure - CPR Part 3.4 - CPR Part 24 - CPR Part 52(3)(6)

[2005] EWHC 1335 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Steinberg v Pritchard Englefield & other

Defamation - Libel - Appeal - Summary disposal - Sections 8 to 10 Defamation Act 1996 - Website publication to the world at large - Whether claim could be an abuse of process - Jameel v Dow Jones

[2005] EWCA Civ 288 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Ward LJ, Sedley LJ, and Longmore LJ

Smith v Lloyds TSB Bank Plc

Data protection - 'Data' - s.1(1) Data Protection Act 1998 - Information previously processed - Information capable of conversion to digital format - 'Personal data' - Information about company - s.7(9) Data Protection Act 1998

[2005] EWHC 246 (Ch) - Chancery Division

Judge Laddie J

Steel & Morris v United Kingdom

Libel - Unavailability of Legal Aid - Fair Trial - Corporations - Right to Sue - Burden of Proof - Damages - Article 6 - Article 10

[2005] EMLR 314 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Pellonpää (President); Bratza, Strážnická, Casadevall, Maruste, Pavlovschi, and Garlicki

Sciacca v Italy

Privacy - Photographs - Article 8, ECHR - Criminal investigation - Photograph of suspect released by police - Publication of photograph by newspapers - Whether interference prescribed by law

(2006) 43 EHRR 400 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Bratza (President), Bonello, Traja, Zagrebelsky, Garlicki, Borrego Borrego & Mijoviæ JJ

Selisto v Finland

Human rights - Freedom of expression - Criminal defamation - Prosecution of journalist - Article 10 ECHR - Whether necessary in a democratic society

[2005] EMLR 178; (2006) 42 EHRR 8 - European Court of Human Rights

Judge Sir Nicolas Bratza P, Pellonpää, Casadeva, Maruste, Pavlovschi, Borrego Borrego & Fura-Sandström JJ

Sabou & Pircalab v Romania

Human Rights - Criminal Defamation - prosecution of journalists - whether prosecution and conviction were breaches of Articles 8,10 and 13 ECHR

Appl no: 00046572/99 - ECtHR

Judge J-P Costa P

Sony v Ball

Copyright - Copyright-protection - Circumvention - CDPA 1988, s.296 - 'infringing copies' - 'sole intended purpose' - CDPA 1988, ss.296ZA-ZD

[2004] EWHC 1738 (Ch) - Chancery Division

Judge Laddie J

Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd v Alfred McAlpine plc

Intellectual Property- Passing off - Company names - Shared goodwill - Misrepresentation - Confusion

[2004] EWHC 630 (Ch); [2004] All ER (D) 579 (Mar) - Chancery Division

Judge Mann J

Sharma v Jay & Others (No.2)

Defamation - Slander - Stay of proceedings - concurrent GMC disciplinary proceedings

11/02/2004 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Sheikha Mouza al Misnad v Azzaman Ltd & Others

Defamation - Libel - Summary disposal - CPR Part 24 - s.8 Defamation Act 1996 - Conflict of laws - Publication in multiple foreign jurisdictions - Reynolds privilege - Standards of responsible journalism

[2003] EWHC 1783 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Stallwood & Stallwood v Smith

Defamation- Libel - Qualified Privilege- Summary Judgment-Part 24- Whether pre-action correspondence between a prospective litigant and a solicitor are protected by qualified privilege

01/07/2003 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Sharma v Jay & Others

Defamation- Harassment- Protection from Harassment Act 1997- Malice- Slander- Application to strike out claim for harassment and plea of malice- CPR Part 3.4 and Part 24.2

15/04/2003 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Spencer v Sillitoe and International Computers Ltd

Defamation - Libel - Summary judgment - Disputed facts - Role of Jury - CPR Part 24 - s.69 Supreme Court Act 1981

[2002] EWCA Civ 1579; [2003] EMLR 207 - Court of Appeal

Judge Simon Brown, Buxton & Carnwath LJJ

Sony Computer Entertainment v Owen

Intellectual property - Copyright - Infringement - Injunction - Additional Statutory Damages - s.97(2) Copyright Designs & Patents Act 1988 - Summary Judgment - CPR Part 24

[2002] EWHC 45 (Ch); [2002] EMLR 34 - Chancery Division

Judge Jacob J

Safeway v Tate

Defamation - Libel - CPR Part 24 - Summary Judgment - Right to Jury Trial - s.69 Supreme Court Act 1981

[2000] EWCA Civ 335; [2001] QB 1120; [2001] 2 WLR 1377 - Court of Appeal

Judge Otton LJ Mantell LJ Sir Ronald Waterhouse

Spencer v United Kingdom

Human Rights- Freedom of expression - breach of confidence -respect for private life - Articles 8 and 13 of ECHR- intrusion- photography- whether domestic remedies had been exhausted

(1998) 25 EHRR CD 105 - European Commission of Human Rights

Judge

Stevenage Borough Football Club Ltd v The Football League Ltd

Sport - football - rules of admission to league competition - restraint of trade - common law rules - judicial review - discretionary relief - delay - prejudice to third parties - claim dismissed

(1996) 9 Admin LR 109; [2006] ISLR, SLR-128 - Chancery Division

Judge Carnwath J

Singer v The Jockey Club

Sports - horseracing - dope testing - disqualification - disciplinary tribunal - contract - owner claiming horse wrongly disqualified - damages

28/06/1990 - Chancery Division

Judge Scott J