Cases

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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

Tinkler v Ferguson & Ors

Malicious Falsehood – Strike Out – Abuse of Process – Damage – Jameel abuse

[2020] EWHC 1467 (QB) - High Court

Judge Nicklin J

Nugent v Willers

Defamation - Limitation - Discretionary exclusion  of  time  limit  for  actions  for  defamation  or malicious falsehood -  s.30A of the Limitation Act 1984 (Isle of Man)  - s.32A Limitation Act 1980 (England & Wales)

[2019] UKPC 1 - Privy Council

Judge Lady Hale, Lord Kerr, Lady Black, Lord Briggs, Lord Kitchin

LJY v Persons Unknown

Privacy - libel - harassment - injunction - blackmail

[2017] EWHC 3230 (QB) - High Court Queen's Bench Division

Judge Warby J

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

Niall Horan v Express Newspapers

libel - meaning - capability - CPR Part 53 PD 4.1(1)

[2015] EWHC 3550 - High Court Queen's Bench Division

Judge Mr Justice Dingemans

Weston v Bates & Leeds United Football Club

Libel – delay – abuse of process – appeal – striking out – civil procedure

[2015] EWHC 3070 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Sir Michael Tugendhat

Appleton v Gallagher

Prohibitions on reporting the financial remedy proceedings between Liam Gallagher and Nicole Appleton were continued by the High Court until the Family Court judgment, at which time the issue could be revisited.

[2015] EWHC 2689 (Fam) - Family Division of the High Court

Judge Mr Justice Mostyn

Rhodes (previously “MLA”) v OPO

Elements of the tort of Wilkinson v Downton - interim injunction - article 10 - freedom of expression - whether Wilkinson v Downton should operate to prohibit a writer from telling a true autobiographical account of his upbringing which risks causing psychological harm to his son

[2015] UKSC 32 - Supreme Court

Judge Lord Neuberger PSC, Lady Hale DPSC, Lord Clarke, Lord Wilson, Lord Toulson

YXB v TNO

Footballer refused injunction over alleged blackmail plot

[2015] EWHC 826 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Mr Justice Warby

Levi v Bates (CA)

Protection from Harassment Act 1997 – targeting – speech torts – intention

[2015] EWCA Civ 206 - Court of Appeal

Judge Longmore, Ryder, and Briggs LJJ

Ames & anor v The Spamhaus Project Ltd & anor

Libel - serious harm - Jameel abuse - US publication - foreign claimants - real and substantial tort

[2015] EWHC 127 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Mr Justice Warby

Donovan v Gibbons

Ruling on meaning and comment

[2014] EWHC 3406 - High Court Queen's Bench Division

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

OPO (a child by BHM his litigation friend) v MLA

Injunction application - misuse of private information - negligence - Wilkinson v Downton - psychiatric harm - jurisdiction

[2014] EWCA Civ 1277 - Court of Appeal

Judge Arden, Jackson & McFarlane LJJ

Hannon v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Striking out - cause of action - defamation - privacy

[2014] EWHC 1580 (Ch) - High Court (Chancery Division)

Judge Mann 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

Subotic v Knezevic

Defamation - Jurisdiction - Jameel abuse

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

Judge Dingemans J

McCann v Bennett

Contempt - committal - undertakings - penalty

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

Judge Tugendhat J

Ambrosiadou v Coward

Privacy - final injunctions - third parties - Spycatcher

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

Judge Tugendhat J

Levi v Bates

Harassment - Protection from Harassment Act - privacy - personal injury - level of damages

1LS50081 - Leeds County Court

Judge HHJ Gosnell

Contostavlos v Mendahun

Interim Injunction - Privacy - Video footage - Internet

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

Judge Tugendhat J

Weston v Bates

Libel - service of claim form - service abroad - service of original or copy

[2012] EWHC 590 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

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

Hutcheson v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Privacy - Injunction - Public interest -  s 12(3) Human Rights Act

[2011] EWCA Civ 808; [2012] EMLR 2; [2012] UKHRR 1329 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Lord Neuberger MR, Etherton & Gross LJJ

Ambrosiadou v Coward (CA)

Privacy – interim injunction – document created for foreign matrimonial proceedings supplied by Defendant to media in this jurisdiction – whether judge should have granted injunction despite assurance given by Counsel on Defendant’s behalf – relevance of ‘Spycatcher’ doctrine

[2011] EWCA Civ 409 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury MR, Leveson and Pitchford LJJ

Lewis v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis

Defamation - Libel - Mode of trial - Senior Courts Act s.69 - Meaning - Amendment - Qualified privilege - Malice - Abuse

[2011] EWHC 781 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

ABC Ltd v Y

Court file - 'Sealing' file - Form of order sealing file - Access to documents - Non-party - CPR 5.4C - Use in other litigation - Threshold requirements

[2010] EWHC 3176 (Ch); [2011] 4 All ER 113 - Chancery Division

Judge Lewison J

KGM v News Group Newspapers Ltd

Privacy - injunction - public interest - threat to publish

[2010] EWHC 3145 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Levi v Bates

Defamation - Libel - Meaning - Qualified privilege - Justification - Fair Comment - Damages

[2009] EWHC 1495 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Sir Charles Gray (Sitting as a Judge of the High Court)

Noorani v Calver (No 2 Costs)

Defamation - Libel - Discontinuance - Indemnity costs - Payment on account - Conditional fee agreements

[2009] EWHC 592 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division, Liverpool District Registry

Judge Coulson J

Noorani v Calver (No 1)

Defamation - Slander - Vulgar abuse - Actionability per se - Abuse of process - Real and substantial tort

[2009] EWHC 561 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division, Liverpool District Registry

Judge Coulson J

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

Walker v Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Privy Council - Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons - Professional discipline - Appeal on penalty - Inadequate reasons - Distinction between removal and suspension - Effect of power to reinstate - Mitigation - Necessity of sanction

[2007] UKPC 64 - Privy Council

Judge Lords Walker, Mance and Neuberger

Wakefield v Channel Four Television & Others (No.3)

Defamation - Libel - Disclosure - Inspection - Documents obtained by GMC in course of inquiry - s.35A Medical Act 1983 - Restriction on collateral use

[2006] EWHC 3289 (QB); [2007] 94 BMLR 1 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

Jameel & Another v Wall Street Journal Europe (No.2) (HL)

Defamation - Libel – Reynolds qualified privilege - Presumption of damage - Corporate claimants

[2006] UKHL 44; [2007] 1 AC 359; [2006] 3 WLR 642; [2006] 4 All ER 1279; [2007] EMLR 14; (2007) Bus LR 291; (2006) HRLR 41; The Times, 12 October 2006; The Independent, 17 October 2006 - House of Lords

Judge Lords Bingham of Cornhill, Hoffman, Hope of Craighead, Scott of Foscote, Baroness Hale of Richmond

Fallon v Horseracing Regulatory Authority

Sports law - Supervisory jurisdiction of High Court over domestic tribunals - Evidence - Proportionality

[2006] EWHC 2030 (QB); [2007] ISLR, SLR-1; (2006) SLJR 10 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Davis J

Henry v BBC (No.2)

Defamation - Libel - Qualified privilege - s.15 Defamation Act 1996 - Reynolds privilege - Reply to attack

[2005] EWHC 2787 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Henry v BBC

Defamation - Libel - Cost-capping orders - Conditional Fee Agreements - After-the-event insurance policies - CPR Rule 3.1 - CPR Part 26 Practice Direction

[2005] EWHC 2503 (QB); [2006] 1 All ER 154 - 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

Jockey Club v Matthew Batchelor

Sports Law - Disciplinary Tribunal - Breach of the Orders and Rules of Racing - Rule 220(viii) - Deliberately misleading Jockey Club investigating officers - Financial penalty

10/03/2005 - Jockey Club Disciplinary Tribunal

Judge The Duke of Roxburge (Chairman)

Powell v Boladz & others

Defamation - Libel - Delay - Striking out - Abuse of process - Human Rights - Articles 6, 8 & 10 European Convention on Human Rights

[2003] EWHC 2160 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Tugendhat J

Maris & Others v Walsh

Defamation - Libel - breach of confidence - threat to publish -interim injunction.

[2003] EWHC 1417 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

Tolkien v Birmingham Sunday Mercury

Press Complaints Commission - Code of Conduct - Privacy - Intrusion into grief - Rights of the dead - Rights of the bereaved

24/05/2003 - Press Complaints Commission

Judge

A & others v Times Newspapers Ltd & Others

Reporting Restrictions - Family - Children - Applications by Media to vary/discharge order - Costs

[2002] EWHC 2444 (Fam); [2003] 1 All ER 587; [2003] 1 FLR 689 - Family Division

Judge Sumner J

Jockey Club v Buffham

Confidential information - breach of confidence - final injunction against defendant - third party applying to use documents confidential to the claimant obtained from defendant - whether use of such documents by third party a contempt of court

[2002] EWHC 1866 (QB); [2003] QB 462; [2003] 2 WLR 178; [2003] EMLR 111 - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Gray J

MacIntyre v Phillips

Defamation - Libel - qualified privilege - similar fact evidence - preliminary issue - rule of practice that qualified privilege be tried first

[2002] EWCA Civ 1087; [2003] EMLR 194 - Court of Appeal

Judge Brooke & Dyson LJJ & Wall J

Wallis v Valentine

Defamation - Libel - Summary Judgment - Evidence of Publication - No prospect of Success - CPR Part 24 - Abuse of Process

[2002] EWCA Civ 1034; [2003] EMLR 175 - Court of Appeal

Judge Peter Gibson & Potter LJJ and Sir Murray Stuart-Smith

Kinch v Associated Newspapers Ltd

Defamation - Libel - meaning - justification - allegation of infamy - bad reputation

[2002] EWHC 1020 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Eady J

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