Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2017] All ER (D) 31 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2017] EWHC 1689 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division
Judge:

Dingemans J

Representation Richard Munden (instructed by Brett Wilson LLP) for the G.
  David Hirst (instructed under the Direct Access Scheme) for S.
Judgment Dates: 6 July 2017

Catchwords

Libel and slander - Defamatory words - Words capable of defamatory meaning

The Case

Libel and slander Defamatory words. The claimant was entitled to damages for libel and harassment by the defendant in publishing a website and sending a person to his home. However, the Queen's Bench Division, held that neither party was entitled to damages for breaches of the by the other, as the judgment provided a sufficient record of the inaccuracies and there was no evidence of distress.

Practice Areas

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