Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 86 (Nov)
Court: Queen's Bench Division

Eady J

Representation Adrienne Page QC and David Sherborne (instructed by Charles Russell) for the claimant.
  Andrew Caldecott QC (instructed by Davenport Lyons) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 7 November 2002


Libel and slander - Defamation - Action - Offer of amends - Compensation - Guidance.

The Case

The court gave guidance on the operation of the 'offer of amends' regime under ss2-4 of the and particularly the calculation of an award of compensation under the scheme pursuant to s3(5) of the Act.

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