Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2009] All ER (D) 23 (Jun)
Neutral Citation: [2009] EWHC 39 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division

Eady J

Representation James Price QC (instructed by Carter-Ruck) for the claimants.
  Heather Rogers QC and Anthony Hudson (instructed by Davenport Lyons) for the defendant.
  Michael McLaren QC (instructed by Bevan Brittan LLP) for the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
Judgment Dates: 16 January 2009


Libel and slander - Injunction - Interlocutory - Claimants wishing to restrain defendant magazine publisher publishing opinion by the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission - Whether duty of confidence on defendant - s 12(3)

The Case

Libel and slander Injunction. The Queen's Bench Division refused an application for an injunction to restrain publication of an opinion by the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission, against the defendant magazine publisher, on the basis that there was no duty of confidence on, inter alia, the defendant.

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