Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [1999] All ER (D) 1383
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Brooke and Hale LJJ

Representation Geoffrey Shaw QC (instructed by Peter Carter-Ruck & Partners) for the claimant.
  Richard Rampton QC and Caroline Addy (instructed by Henry Hepworth) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 7 December 1999

Catchwords

Libel and slander - Pleading - Amendment - Judge refusing to allow fifth amendment of defence - Whether amendment central or peripheral to defence - Whether judge wrong to find amendment merely peripheral.

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