Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2006] All ER (D) 121 (Apr)
Neutral Citation: [2006] EWHC 783 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division

Eady J

Representation Andrew Monson (instructed by Ralph Davis) for the claimant.
  Richard Hartley QC and Catrin Evans (instructed by Davenport Lyons) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 10 April 2006


Libel and slander - Particulars - Justification - Meaning - Claimant applying to strike out defendant's pleaded meanings - Whether meanings to be struck out.

The Case

In the circumstances of the case, the defendant's Lucas-Box meanings pleaded in support of its defence of justification to a claim in libel would be struck out.

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