||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 92 (Oct)
|| EWHC 2751 (QB)
||Queen's Bench Division
||Ronald Thwaites QC and William McCormick QC (instructed by Carter-Ruck) for the claimant.
||Manuel Barca QC (instructed by Pia Sarma) for the defendant.
||10 October 2012
Libel and slander - Defamatory words - Words capable of defamatory meaning - Claimant complaining that newspaper article implicating him in tax avoidance scheme - Defendant newspaper applying to strike out action on basis that words not capable of bearing meaning attributed to them by claimant - Whether words capable of bearing meaning attributed to them by claimant.
Libel and slander Defamatory words. The Queen's Bench Division held that the words complained of by the claimant pop star Sir Elton John as published in the Times Newspaper, were not capable of bearing the meanings attributed to them by the claimant or any other meaning defamatory of him.
- An Official transcript is the final version of the judgment prepared by shorthand writers. LexisLibrary contains all judgments from the High Court and aboveView Judgment
- Commentary discussing this particular case from LexisLibrary's comprehensive range of titles including Butterworths, Halsbury's and TolleyView related commentary
- The All England Law Reports comprises judgments with headnotes and catchwords indicating the area of law and key issues of the case prepared by legally qualified editorsFind AllER Reports
- Cases related to this particular case that are related to, or discuss this caseView related cases