Cases

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(1) Kumlin (2) EEW Eco Energy World plc v (1) Jonsson (2) Agerman (3) Östlund (4) Realtid Media AB

Libel - jurisdiction - centre of interests - Brussels Recast Regulation - serious harm - serious financial loss - rule against Reflective Loss - holding companies - trading reputation - rule in Marinari - causation - applicable law - double-actionability - eCommerce Directive

[2022] EWHC 1095 (QB) - High Court, Queen’s Bench Division, Media & Communications List

Judge Julian Knowles J

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

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

Mahmudov & Mahmudova v Goni Sanzberro & ors

Libel – Jurisdiction – Brussels Recast Regulation – Centre of Interests

[2021] EWHC 3433 (QB) - High Court, Queen’s Bench Division, Media & Communications List

Judge Collins Rice J

Wright v McCormack

Defamation – libel – amendment – serious harm – Dingle – Burstein

[2021] EWHC 2671 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge Julian Knowles J

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

(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

Hunter v Cooper & ors

Defamation – Libel – Slander – Limitation – Strike-Out – Summary Judgment – Equality Act 2010 – contract – tort – County Court – transfer – Abuse of Process

[2020] EWHC 1105 (QB) - High Court (Queen's Bench Division)

Judge Senior Master Fontaine

Dimitri Rozanov v EFG Private Bank Limited

Open Justice – Access to Court Documents – Disclosure of documents to a non-party

2208031/2017 - Employment Tribunal

Judge Employment Judge Lewis

DSM SFG Group Holdings Limited v Kelly

Breach of Confidence - Harassment - Discharge of Undertakings to the Court - The extent, if at all, that it is permissible for a litigant to rely on confidential information, obtained by covert recording of another's premises, to support a legal claim before that litigant has established the right to use that information

[2019] EWCA Civ 2256 - Court of Appeal

Judge Lord Justice Davis; Lord Justice Simon

R (BBC) v Newcastle Crown Court

Judicial Review of a Production Order under PACE

[2019] EWHC 2756; [2020] 1 Cr App R 16; [2020] EMLR 8; [2020] Crim LR 247 - Divisional Court (QBD)

Judge Leggatt LJ & Picken J

Kennedy v National Trust for Scotland

Libel – Data Protection – Service within the Jurisdiction – forum non conveniens – Scotland – Deemed Service – Validity of the Claim Form

[2019] EWCA Civ 648 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Judge Sir Rupert Jackson, Sharp and Asplin LJJ

RJ v Tigipko 2

Reporting Restrictions – Contempt of Court Act 1981 – Anonymity

[2019] EWHC 448 (Fam) - High Court, Family Division

Judge Mostyn J

RJ v Tigipko

Family proceedings – Reporting Restrictions – Administration of Justice Act 1960 - Children Act 1989 - Anonymity

[2019] EWHC 105 (Fam) - High Court, Family Division

Judge Mostyn 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

Workspace Commerce Ltd & ors v Filis

Injunction - Bonnard v Perryman - Libel - Harassment - s.12 Human Rights Act

[2018] EWHC 2923 (QB) - High Court, Queen’s Bench Division

Judge Nicklin J

Sabados v Facebook Ireland

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

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

Judge HHJ Parkes QC

Douglas v News Group Newspapers

Privacy – Confidence – Data Protection – Copyright – Deceased Party

Unreported - High Court (QBD)

Judge Senior Master Fontaine

Kennedy v National Trust for Scotland

Libel - Data Protection Act 1998 - Negligent Misstatement - forum non conveniens - Scotland - Owusu v Jackson - Service within the Jurisdiction - Deemed Service - Validity of the Claim Form

[2017] EWHC 3368 (QB) - High Court (QB)

Judge Sir David Eady

Bukovsky v CPS (CA)

Defamation - Libel - Meaning - Appellate Review

[2017] EWCA Civ 1529 - Court of Appeal

Judge Gross, Simon & Peter Jackson LJJ

Keith Singh v Joseph Weayou

Libel – Malicious Falsehood – Serious Harm - Qualified Privilege – Honest Opinion - Truth – Malice – Damage

[2017] EWHC 2102 (QB) - Queen's Bench Division

Judge The Hon. Mrs Justice Nicola Davies DBE

Malaga-Cano v Barclay & ors

Slander - Libel - Meaning - Serious Harm - Thornton threshold - Jameel abuse - collateral purpose abuse - common interest privilege - truth - honest opinion - slander per se - "office" or "calling" - Defamation Act 1952 - Defamation Act 2013

[2017] EWHC 1498 (QB) - High Court

Judge Master Thornett

Alcott v Ashworth (No. 2)

1980 Hague Convention - Children Act 1989 - Administration of Justice Act 1960 - Open Justice - Transparency - Family Courts - child abduction - privacy injunctions - reporting the courts - contempt of court  

[2016] EWHC 2414 (Fam) - High Court (Family Division)

Judge Alex Verdan QC sitting as a Judge of the High Court

AQA v Newsquest & ors

Injunctions - Misuse of Private Information - Without Notice - section 12 Human Rights Act - Open Justice - Coroners' Court

n/a - High Court of Justice

Judge Mrs Justice May

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