Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2012] All ER (D) 245 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2012] EWHC 2700 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division

Tugendhat J

Representation David Sherborne (instructed by Lee & Thompson LLP) for the claimant.
  Ronald Thwaites QC and Adam Wolanski (instructed by Davenport Lyons) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 9 October 2012


Practice - Trial - Trial by jury - Claimant comedian applying for libel trial to be heard without jury - Whether discretion should be exercised to have matter heard without jury - .

The Case

Practice Trial. The Queen's Bench Division dismissed the claimant comedian's application that his libel claim be heard without a jury pursuant to s69 of the .

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